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Whirlpool Washer Repair – How to Replace the Hose Clamp

we’d like to explain you some tips on changing a hose clamp on your washer. It’s a really easy job. Let me explain you how we do it.

both the tub and the

Now, to replace the clamp on this particular washer we’ll need to turn it on its back or on its side to access the bottom.

Before we begin to repair, we will need to disconnect power to the washer, so remember to unplug it. We’ll also need to turn off the inlet water supplies and remove the fill hoses and the drain hose.Now in this particular washer, there are a couple of those inch and a half clamps. I’ll explain you how to change the one on the top to pump.

ll also need

Simply depress the old clamp, slide it up on the hose, we’ll also need to loosen the smaller one as well, and then we need to pull that hose off of both the tub and the pump.Now, there’ll typically be some water in this area so you need something to clean that up once we pulled that hose off. Now, we simply need to remove the old spring clamp and discard it. Then we’ll make sure that we installed the new clamp in a position where we can easily adjust it.

loosen the smaller one

Now, with this style of a clamp, the surface of it will actually move on the hose itself so it’s always a good idea to moisten that hose so that the clamp will slide easily and not bind up in one spot. Begin by fitting it onto the tub and the pump.Slide that spring clamp up into place.Our next move, just move that gear clamp out of the way enough that we can moisten the surface of the hose, and then position it where you could easily access the hex head and then tighten it securely. We’re now ready to reconnect our inlet supply hoses, turn on the water, reconnect the power and our repair is complete.