How To Replace Crosley Drain Pump In A Top Load Washer

This step-by-step washer repair guideshows how to change the drain pump of the top load washer from Crosley. If you’re experiencing problems with your Crosley washer doesn’t drain start by checking the washer drain for a clog and the drain hose of the washer to see if there is a kink. Do not skip this step to troubleshoot. If the drain and drain hose are clear, replace the drain pump with a manufacturer-approved washer part if the pump runs but doesn’t pump out the water, or if it doesn’t run at all because the motor no longer works.

Replacement of the Crosley drain pump using top-loading washer

Shut off water and electricity: Unplug power cord from wall outlet. Shut off the valves for water supply to the washer. Wear protective gloves. Have someone help you move the Crosley washer away from the wall.

Connect the hoses to each other: Mark which fill hose connects to the hot connector, and which goes to the cold. Channel lock pliers are used to carefully take off the two fill hoses. You should expect water to escape. The drain hose needs to be removed from the standpipe in the front of the washer. You can expect some water to flow out.

Make sure you lay the washer flat on its side: Transfer the Crosley washer to a place where you can work on it. Lay cardboard or towels in front of the washer in order to avoid scratching the front of the Crosley washer. Carefully tilt the Crosley washer forward , then lay it on the front of the panel so that you are able to access the drain pump at the bottom of the washer.

To take the drain pump off make use of pliers to loosen the spring clamp: Take the drain hose out of the drain pump. The cover that protects the wiring harness for the drain pump is open. Take the wire harness connector from the receptacle of the drain pump. The drain pump is secured to the bottom by three bolts. Take the pump off and put it aside to dispose of.

Installing the new drain pump: Position the new drain pump at the top of the Crosley washer and secure it using the three bolts. Connect the wire harness to the receptacle on the new pump. Cover the wire harness connection. Pull the drain hose back onto the drain pump’s outlet. Attach it using the spring clamp.

Place the washer on its side: Move the washer closer to the fill hoses as you can to allow them to be connected.

Install the fillhoses again: Attach the fillhoses to the connectors located on the Crosley washer’s back. Use a pair of channel lock pliers to secure the connections.

Restore power and water by turning on the water supply valves: Make sure you tighten the connection if find a slight leak. Connect the washer to the outlet. Replace the Crosley washer to its original location.

In the end, replacing the Crosley drain pump on a top-loader washer is somewhat of a challenging task, but with the right tools and instructions it can be done by anyone. This involves disconnecting power and water supplies in order to access the pump, then installing the new pump. It is recommended to unplug your Crosley washer before you attempt repairs. If you have any questions read the instruction manual or contact an expert. You can make your Crosley washer to function again with a bit of patience and a bit of time. Be sure to inspect the washer for leaks after replacing the drain pump.