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Hotpoint WMPF 742P washing machine

Is it possible to change the bearings and/or spider in this washer?

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This first video shows you how to diagnose the problem


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The next Hotpoint video is on how to take the drum out


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This Hotpoint video will show you how to change the bearings in the drum tub


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the last one will show you how to change the spider or drum support as they are known


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For all your free videos on appliance repairs remember to mark us down and leave feed back please
For all your parts visit our sitehttp://www.apart4u.co.uk

This first video shows you how to diagnose the problem


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The next Hotpoint video is on how to take the drum out


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This Hotpoint video will show you how to change the bearings in the drum tub


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If it is you have two options:
1 - Buy another washing machine
2 - DIY possible for about £30 with all the RIGHT TOOLS, £100 if doing it properly. And even with the right tools this will take you about 3 hours, probably more.

To replace the bearings you NEED to have:
1) The parts - The replacement bearing kit (£30) and hotpoint recommend a new spider (£65) as well.
2) A tool to push the drum shaft from the casing.
3) A tool to remove the beaings. It is possible to buy a new rear casing with the bearings already fitted for about £70.
4) Patience and a supply of tea!

Method
1 - disconnect everything and I mean everything see number 2.
2 - remove the drum casing from the chasis
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6 - fit new "spider" if using. Here is where you find the bolts are rusted completely solid from spider to drum and require drilling out.
7 - remove bearings from casing (hence the need for the bearing removal tool)
8 - fit new bearings and rebuild machine (hence the need for the bearing fitting tool)

However I stopped at number 7 due to not having the right tools and I have no idea how much the right tools cost.

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