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How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine

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  1. How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Safety Precautions: passo 1, immagine 1 di 2 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Safety Precautions: passo 1, immagine 2 di 2
    • Before you begin your repair, perform the following:

    • Turn off the main water supply

    • Unplug your washer

    • Disconnect all water connections at the rear of your washer

  2. How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Open the door: passo 2, immagine 1 di 2 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Open the door: passo 2, immagine 2 di 2
    • Open the front door completely.

  3. How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the boot ring: passo 3, immagine 1 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the boot ring: passo 3, immagine 2 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the boot ring: passo 3, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use needle nose pliers to grip the spring end of the metal ring at the bottom of the rubber boot.

    • Pull the ring away from the chassis to separate it from the boot.

  4. How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 4, immagine 1 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 4, immagine 2 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 4, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use your hand to completely pull the ring off the boot.

    • During reassembly, perform the following:

    • Insert one end of the ring into its groove along the boot's perimeter.

    • Use pliers to slowly stretch the ring around the boot's perimeter until it's completely nested in its groove.

    • Be sure the spring is centered at the bottom of the boot when you reinstall it.

    • This procedure will take significant force.

  5. How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the boot: passo 5, immagine 1 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the boot: passo 5, immagine 2 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the boot: passo 5, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use your fingers to pull the boot off its lip in the front panel.

  6. How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 6, immagine 1 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 6, immagine 2 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 6, immagine 3 di 3
    • Work your fingers around the boot's perimeter until its completely separated from the panel.

  7. How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Pull the boot: passo 7, immagine 1 di 2 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Pull the boot: passo 7, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the rubber boot away from the chassis to expose its inner layer.

  8. How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Clean the boot: passo 8, immagine 1 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Clean the boot: passo 8, immagine 2 di 3 How to Clean the Rubber Boot in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Clean the boot: passo 8, immagine 3 di 3
    • While holding the boot in place, use disinfectant spray and a clean, dry rag to wipe down the inner layer of the boot.

    • You can also use bleach and hot water. Be sure to wear protective gloves when you work with bleach.

    • Depending on the age and use of your device, the amount of cleaning will vary.

Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

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