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How doi remove the front of a Servis M3022M washing machine

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How doi remove the front of a Servis M3022M washing machine in order tochange the doorseal.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Welcome, my name is ***** ***** I will be helping you with your problem today. If anything isn't clear, please just ask me.

The front of this machine does not come off.
Did you take the door seal off throgh the port hole?

Is the band still on the lip of the tub?
Do you have a new door seal?
Thanks
Rob
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I have a new seal. I removed the outer spring and the seal off the flange but cannot seehow toproceed from there.

Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi David

Thanks

You need to remove the band first. If its the sprung type it will lever off. If it has a threaded bolt in it you will need a flxidrive box spanner fitting to undo it

To fit new seal,

This is a frustrating job, at best !!


You don't take the weight off, that's the good news


Turn off the power and remove lid

Lean machine back against a wall so the drum moves away from the front part of the cabinet


Run some washing up liquid around the groove in the seal, that fits onto the tub. NOT TOO MUCH, just enough to give you some “slip”


Start at the 12 o'clock position, work clockwise

Once you get to the part where you cant go any further, you need someone else to hold it at the 12 o'clock position. You then have two hands to continue getting it on, all the way around


Its possible to do this single handed, but only with hours of practice. Much easier with a friend


Once its on, replace the drum band and then the cabinet band

Job done



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Rob

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks for the advice will be trying your suggested method tomorrow. Will get back to you then.

Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi David

Your welocme
Just remember it is frustaring !!
And 4 hands are better than 2 !!

Rob
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Success , actually much easier than expected once I knew the process, many thanks for your advice.

regards

David

Expert:  Rob replied 2 years ago.
Hi David
Great, thanks for letting me know

Rob

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