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I have a drum paddle delivered for my washing machine, i have tried to slot this in
I have a hotpoint washing machine, and ordered on line one drum paddle that has arrived, I cannot however seem to slot it into the approriate slots, it keeps falling out when I spin the drum around, Please can you help. hank you Ms Peck.
you need a special tool/hook to fit this part
Use a Spring hook tool
Insert the hook into the hole in the centre of the washing machine lifter paddle and use it to push the retaining spring of the drum downwards
Release the paddle by pulling towards the washing machine drum front.
Ensure the retaining spring on the washing machine drum is horizontal
Insert the new lifter paddle in its appropriate position and make sure that all six feet are engaged correctly in their respective slots.
Push the paddle towards the back of the washing machine drum to ensure correct position.
Insert the hook tool into the hole in the lifter paddle and pull the retaining spring upwards inside the lifter paddle to secure the drum lifter paddle firmly to the drum.
the hook can be purchased online @ http://shop.ukwhitegoods.co.uk/Tools
hope this helps
domestic maintenance services
Answered 7th Sep 2011