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HOW DO I GET TO THE MOTOR TO REPLACE BUSHES ON HOTPOINT WMA54

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  • FITZY 66 Jan 04, 2008

    Thanks. As it was at the rear bottom, i turned it upside down and got to it that way and disconnected the bushes without undoing the motor. Renewed and all working now. Cheers

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From the back underneath

What to do is remove the rear panel at the back get a a 13 mm socket and undue the motor and discconect the motor wiring plug and earth wire pull out the motor and undue the brushes using a pozi screw drive and replace..

however once you put the motor back in you will have to undue the top to get the belt back on//

if you need anymore help then give us a shout.

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

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