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How do you fit a 'Haier HEC, HMS, HNS, HWC, HWD, HWE, HWDD, PFL Series' front retaining clamp ring as seen here: http://www.all-spares.co.uk/pages/door-gaskets-seals/4572-front-retaining-ring-haier.htmlI have the clamp and seal ready to go on the washer dryer but cannot find adequate fitting instructions online. I want to know how to fit it so that I don't break anything doing so and hence willing to pay fro expert advice. I suspect the hook and the eyelet go together on the same bolt that screws into the front panel by the seal. The trouble is that the retaining ring is not long enough to go all the way around and seems to have to be stretched round the seal but seems to be very high tension if so, as if requiring a special tool perhaps? Maybe something like tire levers for changing bike tires perhaps? I just don't want to break it. Please help as my clothes smell a bit now.
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I am happy to wait a bit more but not sure it is worth upping the price as it should be a simple problem. Haier may not be that common yet in the UK but it is the biggest washing machine manufacturer in the world. I was hopping for a quick 'do it this way, it won't break it' answer.
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Hi TechdeskI managed it with two thin flat head screw drivers it the end. Lucky I waited though as I had though that the hook went on the crew that went through the eyelet. Had I tried to fit it that way I would have chewed up the rubber seal I expect.
Thank you very much,