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Drum Paddle broken Hotpoint Aquarius

What is the purpose of the drum Paddle if one of them is broken should I replace it?

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  • ingrid99 Jun 18, 2008

    One of the drum paddles actually came off my machine (AEG oko-lavamat 1261 turbo sensotronic). I can get the parts but want to find out if I need an engineer for this or if the paddle can be fixed from the inside of the drum, in which case I would attempt the repair myself.



    None of the service companies can't (or won't) tell me.



    Can anyone help?

    Ingrid

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How to fit Washing Machine Drum Paddle Lifter
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Here's our video guide to replacing a washingmachine drum lifter.
A broken agitator paddle can cause your clothesto tear. Don't let this happen when replacing one is relatively simple.
The plastic paddles in the drum on the later washing machines (WMA models) often come looseand come off altogether. They can be replaced. call them lifters. You usually insert a smallscrewdriver down one of the holes (it's the 3rd one on ) and gently press downwhile sliding the lifter out.
Washing trainers in a washing machine is reputedto damage the drum lifters and paddles inside the drum, particularly onnon-quality washing machines.
There are few types of drum lifter; drum Paddle lifters

On hotpoint, creda, Ariston ,indersit and someother makes see video
To fit new paddle, make sure the retaining lugis up slightly see video, line up the lugs on the paddle in the slots in thedrum, and push firmly with both hands towards the rear of the drum, you shouldfeel it click into place, make sure you fit it the correct way round and youare fitting the correct paddle lifter for your washing machine.

Huge selections of lifters are available on thewebsite DrumPaddle lifters

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A paddle broke of my hotpoint aquarius, but the resulting hole ended up ripping up the clothes and blocking the machine with lint.

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The paddles in the drum are there to agitate the clothes being washed. Without them, it is possible that the drum would just spin while the clothes sat still at the bottom.

For optimum performance, it is best to have all the paddles present, but if one is broken/missing then it shouldn't have too much effect.

Hope this helps,

Matt

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