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How do you take the rubber seal off just inside between door and drum!

How do you change the rubber seal inside door as its gone mouldy.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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Try washing the seal with jiff and a scouring pad in warm water.Depends on how well it is ground in.
You may have to replace with new seal.

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Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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Hi its just a peice of wire with a spring tensioner just pull the door seal free" towards side of machine not forward" it will come .....then you will see wire ! you will kick yourself when you see.... it i did lol

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Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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Hi.
You need to remove the front console panel and then the front panel to change the door seal.

Pull the dispenser drawer out and remove the screws.
Slide the console panel to the right and support it while you remove the rfont panel.
Change the seal, and reassemble in reverse order.

Good luck.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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Firstly remove band holding front of seal then remove the screws from the door lock and push lock through.
Remove kick plate from bottom of machine &take out 2 screws holding front of machine.
Remove soap drawer &take out screws behind it then bring facia forward & slide to right to remove. Take care at this stage not to disturb wiring on cicuit board. An extra pair of hands would be helpfull to hold it.
Remove screws holding front as you did at bottom then lift and remove front panel.
Seal is now easily accessed.
Post back if any further assistance needed.
Thankyou for using Fixya.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Aquarius WF220 Front Load Washer dirty rubber drum seal

its a matter of removing the front retaining wire and the inner one which holds it onto the drum, an easy enough job to get off, sometimes a pain to get the inner off and on depending whether it s the screw or clamp type , screw=easy. to get the clamp off use a screwdriver to wiggle the bent wire out of the ratchet grooves. to put back is done with long nose pliers, preferably bent nose ones.

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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