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No problem w/5+-yr Neptune washer/dryer pair, they have served us well. But - washer currently hinged on the left/latch on right, dryer hinged on right/latch on left. Of course, the washer hook-up is behind the dryer and dryer vent is 4 feet away on other side of washer. Is it possible to reverse the doors on each of these machines? I know, we didn't think this thru and 5 yrs is a little late but since we're remodeling I thought maybe better late than never and just wondered whether this is even something that can be done.

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
If the doors were interchangeable I would expect that to be a selling point (!) and mentioned in the manuals ;-0)
The problem is that the holes for the hinges, the door catches, the electronics/electrics for the door solenoid and close sensors need to be available already on the other side. On top of those requirements the doors need to be the same internal shape upside down, as they would be upside down if swapped over to the other side.
So sorry, all in all it doesn't look good, does it ;-0(
John C

Posted on Apr 06, 2011


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