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My brushes on my aquarius wma54 need replacing,where is the motor and how do i change the brushes.what type of motor is it

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The motor is located at the bottom rear of the washer.
Remove lower rear panel, unplug lead into motor,, remove earth wire.
Remove 2 bolts holding motor to drum, lever motor away from you to remove.
Brushes are located at the end furthest away from the pulley.
There has been more than 1 type of motor fitted to this model, so until you remove the motor, you will not know which brushes you need.

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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    tracy alan bridle Mar 31, 2014

    hi barry i have a wt540 buddy and having lots trouble removing the motor lol pleasew help me im no mechanic ahh

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