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How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine

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  1. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Safety Precautions: passo 1, immagine 1 di 2 How to Remove the Front Panel 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 Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the top panel: passo 2, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the top panel: passo 2, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the top panel: passo 2, immagine 3 di 3
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the top panel brackets to the back panel.

    • You don't need to remove the screws securing the brackets to the top panel.

  3. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the top panel: passo 3, immagine 1 di 2 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the top panel: passo 3, immagine 2 di 2
    • Slide the top panel towards the rear of the device to disconnect its clips.

  4. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 4, immagine 1 di 2 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 4, immagine 2 di 2
    • Tilt the top panel upward to completely disconnect it from the chassis.

    • Remove the top panel.

  5. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the detergent drawer: passo 5, immagine 1 di 2 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the detergent drawer: passo 5, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the detergent drawer away from the chassis as far as it will go.

  6. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 6, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 6, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 6, immagine 3 di 3
    • Press down on the "Push" button to disengage the clips securing the detergent drawer.

    • Pull the drawer out of its slot on the chassis and remove it.

  7. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the control panel: passo 7, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the control panel: passo 7, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the control panel: passo 7, immagine 3 di 3
    • Disconnect the connectors attached to the control panel.

    • Always grip cables by their connectors and not the wires themselves.

  8. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the control panel: passo 8, immagine 1 di 2 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the control panel: passo 8, immagine 2 di 2
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the control panel to the top edge of the chassis.

  9. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the detergent dispenser: passo 9, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the detergent dispenser.

  10. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unclip the control panel: passo 10, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unclip the control panel: passo 10, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unclip the control panel: passo 10, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use a flathead screwdriver, or a pry tool, to unclip the control panel from the chassis.

  11. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the control panel: passo 11, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the control panel: passo 11, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the control panel: passo 11, immagine 3 di 3
    • Remove the control panel, making sure to thread any cables through the chassis.

  12. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Open the door: passo 12, immagine 1 di 2 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Open the door: passo 12, immagine 2 di 2
    • Open the front door completely.

  13. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the boot ring: passo 13, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the boot ring: passo 13, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the boot ring: passo 13, 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.

  14. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 14, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 14, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 14, 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.

  15. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the boot: passo 15, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the boot: passo 15, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Disconnect the boot: passo 15, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use your fingers to pull the boot off its lip on the front panel.

  16. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 16, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 16, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 16, immagine 3 di 3
    • Slide your fingers around the lip of the boot until it's completely separated from the panel.

  17. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the filter panel: passo 17, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the filter panel: passo 17, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the filter panel: passo 17, immagine 3 di 3
    • Open the filter panel at the bottom of the front panel.

    • Unclip the filter panel.

  18. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the filter trim: passo 18, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the filter trim.

  19. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the filter trim: passo 19, immagine 1 di 2 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the filter trim: passo 19, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the filter trim straight off the front panel to remove it.

  20. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the lower front panel: passo 20, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the lower front panel.

  21. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the door latch: passo 21, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the door latch.

  22. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the door latch: passo 22, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the door latch: passo 22, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the door latch: passo 22, immagine 3 di 3
    • Pull the door latch through its slot in the chassis and let it hang on its wire.

  23. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the front panel: passo 23, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the front panel: passo 23, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Unfasten the front panel: passo 23, immagine 3 di 3
    • Hold the front panel against the chassis while performing this step to prevent it from falling.

    • Remove the screw(s) securing the front panel.

  24. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the front panel: passo 24, immagine 1 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the front panel: passo 24, immagine 2 di 3 How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine, Remove the front panel: passo 24, immagine 3 di 3
    • Lift the front panel upward to separate it from its clips on the bottom of the chassis.

    • Pull the front panel away from the chassis to completely separate the front panel.

  25. How to Remove the Front Panel in Your LG Front Load Washing Machine: passo 25, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the front panel.

Conclusione

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

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2 Commenti

Hi Bill - fantastic guide - thanks for putting it together!

Ken Adams - Replica

Hi Bill, it is a good illustration. I have a different model with front cover has two pieces. LG WD1408NPW. Do you have any recommendations to remove this cover

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