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Removal of drain pump

I need to change the pump, it seems that it just pulls of as I cannot see any specific fixings. Can anyone tell me if all you need is brute force and ignorance to remove this from the housing, or am I missing a fixing somewhere? I am reluctant to use too much force as it is a plastic housing.

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  • Rab2 Jul 02, 2008

    I will try undoing the screws, this looks like the answer, I may have to upgrade the rating! Thanks!


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There are two clips underneath cabinet base. difficult to remove and difficult to replace.
an alternative way but a bit fiddly, is to undo the 3 screws that hold pump to pump hosing - that is the way i always do it

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