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How to remove whirlpool duet sport pedestal base without drawer

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Try sliding it forward a little then lift

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Remove washer pedestal drawer Cannot remove drawer to check behind or underneath, please help.


  • Open the drawer fully. Look at the rear of the support slide is there a small, black plastic lever on one side push the lever down, the other side pull the lever up.
  • Remove the small screw on either side of the support slide at the front of the drawer. Lift the drawer and push support slide away from the drawer

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How do you install whirlpool duet pedestal


Make sure that you get the pedestal designed for your washer. The white pedestal for the GHW9400P would be LAB2700MQ. (There are slight differences in the pedestals for different series washers. The holes in the base of the washer will not line up with the holes in the pedestal for a mismatched combination.)

First if your washer has been installed, uninstall it. You need to turn off the water. Then disconnect the power cord and (carefully) the fill hoses. Loosen the hoses first and then completely remove them. Drain the hoses into a bucket. Disconnect the drain hose from the back of the washer. Use pliers to squeeze the clamp to get the drain hose loose.

Pull the washer away from the wall. Cover the area behind the washer with cardboard and tip the washer onto its back (on the cardboard).

Pull out the drawer of the pedestal. Next snap the spacers into the holes on the top of the pedestal. (These are part of the hardware kit in the drawer of the pedestal.) Remove the shipping spacers from the front of the pedestal (behind the drawer). Remove the Philips head screw from the drawer slides and pull the drawer completely out (save the screws). Push the slides back into the pedestal.

Look at the washer and remove the feet if present. Partially install two of the hex head screws from the pedestal installation kit in the bottom holes of the washer. (These are at the center back of the washer if it is standing up.) Leave the screws about 3/8" from the bottom of the washer. Move the pedestal over to the washer and slide the keyhole openings of the pedestal over the two partially installed screws. Position the pedestal against the top of the washer and insert the remaining two hex head screws. Do not tighten completely.

Align the pedestal with the base of the washer on all sides. When it is lined up, tighten the 4 screws by reaching through the drawer opening of the pedestal. Bring the washer and pedestal back upright. Reinstall the washer (remove the packaging if this was a new install). Level (front to back and side to side) the washer using the pedestal feet (again reach through the drawer opening). Make sure that all 4 feet touch the floor. Tighten all 4 locknuts.

Pull out the drawer slides and reinstall the drawer. Reinstall the Philips screws. Close the drawer.

For pictures of the install, go to the Whirlpool support site http://www.whirlpool.com/owner_center . Search for your pedestal and get the installation manual. The direct link for the LAB2700MQ0 install is http://www.kitchenaid.ca/assets/pdfs/literature/Installation%20Instructions%20-%208537141.pdf .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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How do you remove the washer from the pedestal?


not an easy task---try to remove the drawer. there is a bolt going upwards in each corner (inside)

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How can I remove the Whirlpool Duet washer pedestal drawer?


When you look this will not appear to be how it is done but it is in fact the way. Pull the drawer all the way out and then look on the side of the drawer at the very front and you will see a single small screw that attaches the track to the drawer. It would appear this is part of a series of screws and the track itself should seperate but neither side of the track removes. Simply remove these screws on both sides of the drawer with a small hex head socket and the drawer will pull right out. Push the tracks back into the pedestal until done cleaning the drawer.

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How to remove pedistal from machines


lay the machine on its back. unbolt the base. 4 bolts. then set the duet back up. Its pretty easy to do but it takes two people to man handle the unit because it is so heavy. Please leave feedback if this helped.
David

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Washer is off balance. Need to get to levelers.


I had the same problem...thanks for posting a solution. I agree with the solution posted above, but on my unit they are 1/4" HEX head screws, not phillips. Look at the illustration on page 4 here for help:
http://www.whirlpool.com/assets/pdfs/product/ZINSTALL/XHP1550VB_Installation%20Instruction.pdf

I hope that helps.....

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Attach pedastal to whirpool duet washing machine front loader


you will want to lay the duet unit on its back. remove the legs. put the base up to the bottom of the duet. you can use the legs as bolts and pass them thru the top of the base back into the bottom of the duet appliance, using them as bolts. I have had some people just get new bolts. this should fix you up. please rate this if it was any help.
Thanks,
David

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