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Can i use a washing machine with a broken drum paddle?

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SOURCE: Drum Paddle broken Hotpoint Aquarius

The paddles in the drum are there to agitate the clothes being washed. Without them, it is possible that the drum would just spin while the clothes sat still at the bottom.

For optimum performance, it is best to have all the paddles present, but if one is broken/missing then it shouldn't have too much effect.

Hope this helps,

Matt

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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SOURCE: One of my drum paddles

i had the same problem and sourced the parts from ebay - 3 for £9.99

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: remove drum paddle from hotpiont wma37 washing machine

Hi.

Firmly grip the paddle, and pull it towards you, this should release same. When you put it back, locate the paddle in the slots, and push firmly away from you
towards the rear of the drum

Good luck

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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remove front and then top cvrs and you can repl paddle from there

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I replace Drum paddle on Hotpoint WF860 washing machine

How to fit Washing Machine Drum Paddle Lifter
For all free video help on appliance Repairs visitour Video Tutorials
Here's our video guide to replacing a washingmachine drum lifter.
A broken agitator paddle can cause your clothesto tear. Don't let this happen when replacing one is relatively simple.


The plastic paddles in the drum on the later washing machines (WMA models) often come looseand come off altogether. They can be replaced. call them lifters. You usually insert a smallscrewdriver down one of the holes (it's the 3rd one on ) and gently press downwhile sliding the lifter out.
Washing trainers in a washing machine is reputedto damage the drum lifters and paddles inside the drum, particularly onnon-quality washing machines.
There are few types of drum lifter; drum Paddle lifters

On hotpoint, creda, Ariston ,indersit and someother makes see video
To fit new paddle, make sure the retaining lugis up slightly see video, line up the lugs on the paddle in the slots in thedrum, and push firmly with both hands towards the rear of the drum, you shouldfeel it click into place, make sure you fit it the correct way round and youare fitting the correct paddle lifter for your washing machine.

Huge selections of lifters are available on thewebsite DrumPaddle lifters

Posted on May 06, 2010

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For all free video help on appliance Repairs visitour Video Tutorials
Here's our video guide to replacing a washingmachine drum lifter.
A broken agitator paddle can cause your clothesto tear. Don't let this happen when replacing one is relatively simple.


The plastic paddles in the drum on the laterwashing machines often come loose and come off altogether. They can bereplaced. call them lifters. You usuallyinsert a small screwdriver down one of the holes (it's the 3rd one on ) andgently press down while sliding the lifter out.
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How to fit Washing Machine Drum Paddle Lifter
For all free video help on appliance Repairs visitour Video Tutorials
Here's our video guide to replacing a washingmachine drum lifter.
A broken agitator paddle can cause your clothesto tear. Don't let this happen when replacing one is relatively simple.


The plastic paddles in the drum on the laterwashing machines often come loose and come off altogether. They can bereplaced. call them lifters. You usuallyinsert a small screwdriver down one of the holes (it's the 3rd one on ) andgently press down while sliding the lifter out.
Washing trainers in a washing machine is reputedto damage the drum lifters and paddles inside the drum, particularly onnon-quality washing machines.
There are few types of drum lifter; drum Paddle lifters

On hotpoint, creda, Ariston ,indersit and someother makes see video
To fit new paddle, make sure the retaining lugis up slightly see video, line up the lugs on the paddle in the slots in thedrum, and push firmly with both hands towards the rear of the drum, you shouldfeel it click into place, make sure you fit it the correct way round and youare fitting the correct paddle lifter for your washing machine.

Huge selections of lifters are available on thewebsite DrumPaddle lifters

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To fit new paddle,line up the lugs on the paddle in the slots in the drum, and push firmly with both hands towards the rear of the drum, you should feel it click into place, make sure you fit it the correct way round.
Please rate my solution.
Thanks.

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Plz rate my solution.
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How to fit Washing Machine Drum Paddle Lifter
For all free video help on appliance Repairs visitour Video Tutorials




Here's our video guide to replacing a washingmachine drum lifter.
A broken agitator paddle can cause your clothesto tear. Don't let this happen when replacing one is relatively simple.
The plastic paddles in the drum on the later washing machines (WMA models) often come looseand come off altogether. They can be replaced. call them lifters. You usually insert a smallscrewdriver down one of the holes (it's the 3rd one on ) and gently press downwhile sliding the lifter out.
Washing trainers in a washing machine is reputedto damage the drum lifters and paddles inside the drum, particularly onnon-quality washing machines.
There are few types of drum lifter; drum Paddle lifters

On hotpoint, creda, Ariston ,indersit and someother makes see video

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How to fit Washing Machine Drum Paddle Lifter
For all free video help on appliance Repairs visitour Video Tutorials




Here's our video guide to replacing a washingmachine drum lifter.
A broken agitator paddle can cause your clothesto tear. Don't let this happen when replacing one is relatively simple.
The plastic paddles in the drum on the later washing machines (WMA models) often come looseand come off altogether. They can be replaced. call them lifters. You usually insert a smallscrewdriver down one of the holes (it's the 3rd one on ) and gently press downwhile sliding the lifter out.
Washing trainers in a washing machine is reputedto damage the drum lifters and paddles inside the drum, particularly onnon-quality washing machines.
There are few types of drum lifter; drum Paddle lifters

On hotpoint, creda, Ariston ,indersit and someother makes see video
To fit new paddle, make sure the retaining lugis up slightly see video, line up the lugs on the paddle in the slots in thedrum, and push firmly with both hands towards the rear of the drum, you shouldfeel it click into place, make sure you fit it the correct way round and youare fitting the correct paddle lifter for your washing machine.

Huge selections of lifters are available on thewebsite DrumPaddle lifters

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