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LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement

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  1. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Safety Precautions: passo 1, immagine 1 di 2 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, 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. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Unfasten the top panel: passo 2, immagine 1 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Unfasten the top panel: passo 2, immagine 2 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, 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. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the top panel: passo 3, immagine 1 di 2 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, 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. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 4, immagine 1 di 2 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 4, immagine 2 di 2
    • Tilt the top panel upward to completely disconnect it from the chassis.

    • Remove the top panel.

  5. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Inlet valve information: passo 5, immagine 1 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Inlet valve information: passo 5, immagine 2 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Inlet valve information: passo 5, immagine 3 di 3
    • To prevent confusion, label each valve and its corresponding hose.

    • You can use masking tape or mark the components themselves.

    • Repeat the labelling procedure for each valve and its corresponding connector.

  6. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Disconnect the inlet valve: passo 6, immagine 1 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Disconnect the inlet valve: passo 6, immagine 2 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Disconnect the inlet valve: passo 6, immagine 3 di 3
    • Disconnect the connectors from the inlet valve.

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

  7. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 7, immagine 1 di 1
    • Place a dry rag under the inlet valve to soak up any lingering water.

  8. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 8, immagine 1 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 8, immagine 2 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 8, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use slip joint pliers to pinch the inlet valve hose clamp and pull it away from the inlet valve assembly.

  9. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 9, immagine 1 di 2 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 9, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use slip joint pliers to rotate the inlet valve hose back and forth around its connection and loosen it.

  10. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 10, immagine 1 di 2 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 10, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the inlet valve hose straight off its connection on the inlet valve assembly.

  11. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement: passo 11, immagine 1 di 1
    • Repeat the previous three steps for each remaining hose attached to the inlet valve assembly.

  12. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the filters: passo 12, immagine 1 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the filters: passo 12, immagine 2 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the filters: passo 12, immagine 3 di 3
    • If your replacement part comes with filters pre-installed, skip this step.

    • Use needle nose pliers to pull the inlet valve filters straight out of the inlets in the chassis.

    • Remove the filters.

  13. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Unfasten the inlet valve assembly: passo 13, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the screws securing the inlet valve assembly.

  14. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the inlet valve assembly: passo 14, immagine 1 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the inlet valve assembly: passo 14, immagine 2 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the inlet valve assembly: passo 14, immagine 3 di 3
    • Pull the inlet valve assembly straight out of its slot in the chassis to remove it.

  15. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Reposition the vent hose: passo 15, immagine 1 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Reposition the vent hose: passo 15, immagine 2 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Reposition the vent hose: passo 15, immagine 3 di 3
    • Loosen the fastener securing the vent hose.

    • Lift the vent hose straight off the drum to expose the vent valve plunger.

  16. LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the vent valve plunger: passo 16, immagine 1 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the vent valve plunger: passo 16, immagine 2 di 3 LG Front Load Washing Machine Vent Valve Plunger Replacement, Remove the vent valve plunger: passo 16, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use two flathead screwdrivers, or similar tools, to pry the vent valve plunger up enough to grip it with your fingers.

    • Pull the plunger straight up to remove it.

Conclusione

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

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