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Washer door opens with hinges on the left

I want the door to open with the hinges on the right but the door isn't reverseable like the dryer door. Do they make a right hand door kit?

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  • kjc01 Feb 24, 2009

    why can't they make a front load washer with the optional hinge side - right or left side, like they do with refrigerators?? Very strange if you ask me. What's the problem here?

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Don't you think it would really boost sales if you did make a washer that the front loader door could open left to right . For homes that have very limited laundry room. and no way to switch.

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No right hand kit available. In these situations, sometimes you can move the washer to the left side. The hoses are usually long enough, or can be extended, and there are dryer vents which are low profile telescopic types to allow dryer to be moved easier without need to pull it out into the room any further.
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Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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nope sorry but all front load washers are built with a locking system on the door and that makes them impossible to change the door swing.
the only thing you can do is move the washer and dryer position by getting longer hoses and venting so you can have the washer on the left and the dryer on the right.

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