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Replacing door gasket on LG Tromm front loading washer.

Our gasket on our machine got a small tear in it from a pair of shorts getting caught. We ordered a new gasket and my husband removed it but isn't sure if he can remove the front or what the trick is to replacing the gasket. Evidently no one around us works on them. Is there a how to somewhere?

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  • cdcndc Feb 25, 2008

    My LG Front load washer is only 2 years old and I too have a tear in the door gasket and it needs replacing. I have ordered the gasket but where do we get instructions on how to change it out?

  • redbluephish Nov 03, 2008

    Same age washer model wm2496 and have the same problem.

  • millertaz Dec 19, 2008

    I have the same problem.  5 month old Tromm washer has a small tear in the rubber door seal.   Water leaking onto floor.  Very disappointing.  Where can I order a replacement?  

  • will75 Feb 28, 2009

    same problem. Can not figure out how to fit that wire ring back over the gasket.

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Follow these steps to replace your door seal:
Disconnect all power to the machine first!!
1 Locate the outer clamp band securing the seal to the door rim on the washing machine and examine it carefully for holes or tears. Many can be prised off with a flat-bladed screwdriver they have a spring system holding them, but some have a tensioning arrangement that has to be loosened.
2 After removing the outer clamp band, locate the inner one securing the seal to the drum and establish how this is secured. It may be necessary to loosen a clip, or you may be able to prise the band off with a flat-bladed screwdriver. Some are like very large Jubilee clips that you have to undo usually from the top.
3 Once the clamp bands have been removed, use both hands to pull the seal away from the inner drum rim. Some machines have a water spout holes that will have to be lined up. Others have a drain holes.
4 Rubbing a drop of washing up liquid into the groove on the door seal/gasket that locates on the drum makes fitting the new seal easier.
5 the new washing machine door seal should be fitted by locating the drain holes at the bottom of the seal first then push it on with both hands working opposite directions towards the top. This is quite hard if you have never done it before.
6 refit the inner band remembering this must be tensioned correctly for it to be water tight.
7 now fit the outer band and the test the machine for any leaks,

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My Tromm washer has LE Error code I have restarted unplugged and restarted same error code keeps coming up.  What does this mean?

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