How to Replace an Electrolux washing machine door seal

by / Thursday, 17 April 2014 / Published in Door Seals & Gaskets, Washing machines




How to Replace an Electrolux washing machine door seal

 

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Electrolux washing machine door seal

 

To order your Electrolux door seal you will need your full model number. (This is normally around the washing machine door frame on a sticker)

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This video will show you how to replace a door seal also know as ( gasket, bellow, tub seal, door rubber, etc ) this video is on the new type design where you have to remove the concrete counter weight in order to replace the Electrolux door seal.

  1. You will need to unplug your Electrolux washing machine from the electric supply before attempting to replace the seal or gasket,
  2. Two screws at back will remove the lid of the washing machine.
  3. The facial panel will have to be removed this varies from model to model, so see our video on basic technique.
  4. Remove the front retaining band and peel the seal of the front panel.
  5. Remove the two screws that hold door lock in place.
  6. Now remove all screws that hold front panel to the chase and remove the panel from your washing machine.
  7. Now you need to remove the concrete counter weight from the drum this is held on with large torx screws, take your time with this, the concrete and the lugs that hold it in place can be brittle! Any damage to these will be expensive to replace.
  8. Remove the spring band from the door seal and replace the door seal, make sure the seal marks line up on the drum this is very important.
  9. Replace all parts then test the Electrolux washing machine for any leaks.

People describe door seals in many ways here are just a few: Door gasket, door rubber door seal, door bellows, gasket, door boot.

3 Responses to “How to Replace an Electrolux washing machine door seal”

  1. Mark Myers says : Reply

    Thank you Paul for the video on how to repair an Electrolux washer dryer door seal. Please may I buy you a beer? Thanks again mate

  2. Jazzy G says : Reply

    Hi there, I need to replace the door seal on my front loader Electrolux Time manager EWF10831. I have taken the old seal off but finding it very hard to put on a new one. Are there anay specials tools recommended for the job. Or is there a repair manual available.
    Thanks

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