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Zanussi FJD1666W heater removal.

What is the best way of gaining access to the heater element. There is no rear access panel so the cover may have to come off. If so, how do I get te cover off without removing every screw in sight?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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  • redroyal Jan 19, 2009

    The part arrived today. Your instructions for removing the cover made the job very easy. Thanks for your help.

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    switch on washer when heater comes on fuse blowes how do i solve this.

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There is no easy way to access the heater without stripping it down.
Remove top cover.
Remove 2 scews at rear bottom of cabinet.
Remove 2 plastic covers at front bottom sides of cabinet, and remove 2 screws located in holes, you will need a nut socket to remove them.
Remove inlet hoses, and undo screw at top where the hoses connect to, prize up the plastic retainer that holds the valves in place.
Remove screws at top of cabinet that hold the 2 halves together.
Then lift rear half of cabinet clear of the front.
At the bottom rear you will see the heater element located.
Undo center nut and remove element..
Fit back all parts in reverse order.
Not an easy job. Good luck.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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