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Wiring I have fitted a new drum belt and one of the wires has become detached from its connection point, the wire in question is from the door switch (Brown & White) I cannot find where it connects on the controller ??? Can you help please. Bob Gould

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I'm no expert but currently have the lid off my machine. Roughly where did you find the disconnected wire? I assume as you replaced the belt, it is at the back of the machine? There are a couple of male spade connections just above the water pipe inlets where I can see a brown and white wire? Does your wire have a female spade connection?

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Well to change the drum bearing on your machine is pretty straight forward if you have some sort of mechanical grasp but pretty much impossible if you dont..

the procedure is

first take of the top lid two screws either side and it comes off by lifting thefront end of the top and a slight push back and off ...

Then take out the soap draw and undue the 3 screws there.. remove the control panel by unclipping all the wires..

Then the front panel with door you have to remove the 3 screws at the top and 3 at the bottom undue the screws by the door lock and remove the ring around the door gasket and detach the gasket from the front panel.. then simply lift the panel upwards and it will come off..

the remove the rear panel..

Then undue the weights as it will make the job eaiser..

Then remove detach the rubber pipe leading int o the drum from the bottom of the soap draw..

then detach the wire from the solinoids at the back and unlip the little tube that is attache to the pressure switch don not remove the wires from the pressure swtich..

then at the rear of the machine behind a balck cover are the heater wires remove the cover and the wires. you will see at teh bottom of the machine that he wire are held to the drum via tie-clips remove cut all the clips as you will have to replace them after wards..

then remove the wires from the motor ..

then remove the pegs that hold the legs in place which connect to the drum..

then you know the metal panel which the control panel was connected to undue that now. and throw it ove complet with the wiring loom and pressure switch to the right hand side of the machine,,

now unclip the little white things on the top at the sides where thesprings sit and take out the drum...

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