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how to remove the drive motor of a lavamat 50435

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how to remove the drive motor of a lavamat 50435
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
If you have disconnected the wiring and taken out the bolt/screws, use a flat blade screwdriver.
Put it between the motor mount and the motor "leg" (the bit the screw goes into).
Twist the screwdriver and the motor will move along the post it fits onto.
Once it moves, you should be able to remove it easily.

Try it, let me know how it goes .

Thanks
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No joy,the motor legs fix into plastic lugs which are all part of the plastic encasing the drum?is there any other fixings,it appears maybe the plastic lugs have spiggots which may go into the motor leg fixings?

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
No, there's no other fixings.
You have to get the screwdriver between the drum and the motor leg.
Look closely, there's an insert into the motor leg and the screw goes through the mount on the tub, into the insert, which pulls the motor onto the mount.

If you have all 4 motor bolts out, it will move.
Try 2 screwdrivers so you get even pressure on both sides.
Thanks
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks,that worked,just was extremely tight probably because its been there for approx. ten years or more.


 


Regards Paul.

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
Good job,

Thanks for letting me know.

Good luck with the appliance.

Thanks
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