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I need to refit the rubber door seal i managed to take it off but not sure how to fit the retaining metal band

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    Steve Barrington Jan 02, 2011

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Its quite simple if you removed same....Assuming you have refitted the door boot seal the inner ring is normally fed on then tightened up with a securing screw some rings are a spring which needs to be stretched on to the seal, a good video is available at utube .com FIT DOOR BOOT SEAL

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Ok - I will answer my own problem seeing as though I have now fitted it!
1. remove door (2 screws)
2. There is a tensioned wire loop holding the front part of the boot seal in position. - prize off the plastic cap at the 11 o'clock position, all will become clear and you will be able to remove the wire loop.
3. Remove top of washing machine (2 allen screws behind caps at the front.
4. Remove soap dispenser draw and any screws holding the front control panel and top of the door.
5. Remove bottom front plinth (just pull it off) underneath are a couple of screws holding the front panel part of the machine, remove these.
6. Remove front of machine giving you access to the steel band which locks the other end of the boot seal in position. Slacken this band right back using a nut-spinner screwdriver. Pull off the old boot and clean the lip ready for fitting of the new boot.
7. Fit new boot seal using a squirt of washing up liquid as lubricant if needed (mine didn't) to reseat the seal.
8. Refit and tension steel band.
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The retaining ring inserts into a groove in the rubber seam around the perimeter of the door where it attaches to the door frame. To reinstall, first make sure the door boot is fitting snugly around the door frame opening. Sometimes when the retaining spring comes loose, the rubber may pull away from the door frame. Beginning at the top of the door, start inserting the wire hoop back into the groove. Make sure the wire spring points towards the bottom. As you work your way around the door to the 4 and 8 o'clock positions, you will need to maintain some constant downward pressure while pulling the spring apart in order to snap it back into place with your thumbs. It would be advisable to use a second set of hands to hold the wire hoop in place while doing this as it has the tendency to want to come out of the groove.

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1. Remove door (2 screws).
2. remove top (2 screws at back, sharp slap to front to dislodge).
3. Remove 2 screws holding powder dispenser to inlet valve.
4. Remove 2 screws at front corners securing fascia.
5. Remove fascia and powder dispenser as a unit - note plastic locating pegs on underside and plastic clips locating bottom onto front panel. Take care not to drop one of the rubber seals from valve/powder dispenser joint. Do not disconnect the wiring, just lay the complete assembly on top of the machine.
6. At some point, you will need to release the retaining wire securing the seal to the front panel. This is a thin spring loaded wire. Look after it, you will need it again.
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9. unclip the wire connector to the door switch.
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hiya
firstly you will need to unplug the machine, then remove the lid, open the door and remove the metal retaining band from around the lip of the door seal (may need a small flat screwdriver to lift it up).
once the retainer is off the door seal should pull away from the front lip, this can then be folded inside the machine and out of the way for the next bit.
next you will need to locate the doorseal retainer on the inside of the machine may need a 7mm socket and small ratchet or a small philips screwdriver for this one, this one only needs to be loosened enough so that the doorseal will pull away from the drum.

refitting is pretty much the reverse of removal.

you MUST make sure the seal is on the drum lip corrrectly before refitting the retaining band or it will leak.

you MUST also make sure the drain holes are lined up with the ones on the drum.

hope this helps


please dont forget to rate the helpfulness of this reply, thanks kj

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