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Heater element how do you fit a new heater element to a hotpoint wma64, i cannot see any screws or bolts that hold it in place ?

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  • steve marren Feb 17, 2008

    there is a nut but it only appears to be the earth connection and i cannot see any other fixings even on the new heater element?

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There should be 1 nut that holds it in. undo this fully and the element has to be carefully prised out. replacement is in reverse, ensuring that the rubber seal is pushed fully home.

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