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Changing front loader seal

How do i get into the machine to change the door to tub seal

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Easy.isolate from mains. take top off.remove clamp that holds seal to cabinet and unpeal seal from cabinet. seal is held to tub by a clamp (like a huge jubilee clip) undo and peel seal from tub. when fixing new seal, lubricate with washing=up fluid

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