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How do you remove drum springs on a hotpoint WMA washing machine

Hi, I am trying to remove the drum on a hotpoint wma. I have removed all the case panels that i need to, disconected all the wires, pipes etc. All I need to do now is get the drum out of the case. I need to free the drum from the suspension legs and the two springs at the top but cannot seem to do it. I do not want to damage anything so hopefully someone can help me out. Thanks.

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Working from the front using mole grips get hold of the suspension peg now feel round the back you should feel a raised part of the peg this has to be depressed now pull the peg out if it gets stuck push back 5mm and try again repeat on other side life the springs out with the drum
hope that helps

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