Question about Hotpoint Ultima WF860 Front Load Washer
The drum paddle/lifter on my Hotpoint Wf860 has fallen off. I am going to order a new part ( drum paddle version 3 ) but I need advice on whether I can fit it myself or will I need to call out an expert. I would be grateful for any advice regarding this. Many thanks.
How to fit Washing Machine Drum Paddle Lifter
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A broken agitator paddle can cause your clothesto tear. Don't let this happen when replacing one is relatively simple.
The plastic paddles in the drum on the later washing machines (WMA models) often come looseand come off altogether. They can be replaced. call them lifters. You usually insert a smallscrewdriver down one of the holes (it's the 3rd one on ) and gently press downwhile sliding the lifter out.
Washing trainers in a washing machine is reputedto damage the drum lifters and paddles inside the drum, particularly onnon-quality washing machines.
There are few types of drum lifter; drum Paddle lifters
On hotpoint, creda, Ariston ,indersit and someother makes see video
To fit new paddle, make sure the retaining lugis up slightly see video, line up the lugs on the paddle in the slots in thedrum, and push firmly with both hands towards the rear of the drum, you shouldfeel it click into place, make sure you fit it the correct way round and youare fitting the correct paddle lifter for your washing machine.
Huge selections of lifters are available on thewebsite DrumPaddle lifters
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