This Haier washer maintenance guide shows you how to change the boot seal made of rubber on a front loading Haier washer. This rubber seal is an elastic gasket that is placed between the drum and the door that stops leaks. Examine the door boot seal to check whether the washer has started to leak through the front panel. If you find that the Haier washer door boot is damaged, replace it with a manufacturer-approved washer part. Turn off the electricity. Remove the power cable. Wear protective gloves to protect your hands. Ask someone to help you remove the washer from the wall. Remove the top panel. Take off the two screws on the back of the Haier washer that are holding the top panel. The top panel should be lifted towards the back of the washer.
Take off the control panel: Unscrew the screw that lies on the left back of the control panel. The dispenser drawer is pulled forward until it stops. The locking tab on the back is released. Take the dispenser drawer from its housing. Take off the screws on both sides of the dispenser housing. By pressing the release tabs to release, disconnect wire harness connections to the control panel. Remove the connectors. Place yourself in the front of the washer and lift up on the control panel to open the top. Lift the control panel away from the Haier washer. Remove the front panel. Lift the drain filter cover located on the top of the front panel. The screw that holds the pump housing made of plastic to the frame is removed. The plastic housing of the pump must be removed. Remove the mounting screw from bottom of the front panel. It is now possible to open the Haier door for the washer. Use the outer spring pliers to extend the spring clamp and then remove it from the door boot. Release the rubber door boot from the lip that surrounds the opening to the washer tub located on the front panel. Remove the 7 screws from the front panel’s top.
Turn off the Haier washer: The top of the front panel upwards and remove the wire harness from the door lock/switch. Remove the front panel from the washer. Remove the counterbalance weights. Remove the bolts from the bottom counterbalance weight and then pull the bottom counterbalance weight from the tub. Repeat the procedure to remove the top counterbalance weight. Take off the door boot. Make use of pliers to enable the spring clamps to release. Then, you can pull the hoses away from the door boot. Unplug the wire harness to the light source on the drum by pulling off the locking tab. The inner spring tool can be used to loosen the spring clamp. Remove the door boot out of the tub.
Install the new boot: Place the new door boot in the tub and place it on the front lip. Make sure the hoses align properly. Put the door boot into the lip of the tub and ensure it’s perfectly seated within the tub. Install the spring clamp onto the lip, with the spring placed at 12 clock. Use the inner spring pliers for expanding the spring clamp, and then work the bent end of the spring clamp into the spring-side eyelet. The drum light harness must be connected back. Check that the locking tab is secured. Attach the hoses to the door boot connections. Attach them using the spring clamps. There should be enough room between the hose clamp and the door boot to prevent friction.
Reinstall the counterbalance weighs: Install the counterbalance counterweight on the lower part of the tub by using the bolts for mounting. Repeat the procedure for reinstalling the counterbalance weight on top. Install the front washer panel. Place the panel the front of the cabinet. Reconnect the door switch’s wiring harness. The front panel should be lifted onto the frame and align the mounting screw holes at the top of the front panel. Attach the seven mounting screws on the top of your front panel. Then tighten them. Open the Haier washer door. Install the door boot in the opening that is in front of the panel. The spring clamp should secure the door boot. Screw it into the base at the bottom of the Haier washer in the hole for the pump housing. Close it and tighten. The filter housing of the drain pump must be pushed down into the washer’s bottom panel recess. Install the mounting screws, then tighten it firmly. Close the drain pump door of the housing.
Reinstall the control panel: Place the control panel in the upper part of the front panel. Install the screws inside the dispenser housing. Install the screw to the right back of the control panel. Install the wire harness connectors for the control panel. Place the detergent dispenser in the drawer housing. Install the top panel by pushing it forward and downwards to place it on the frame of the washer. Install the screws again to secure the back panel. Be careful not to over tighten. To restore power, plug the Haier washer into an electrical outlet. Then, the washer is restored in its original spot. In conclusion changing the door boot on a front-load Haier washer may seem intimidating when you have the right tools and step-by step instructions, it can be done quickly and easily. When you identify the source of the issue You can cut down on costly repairs , and also extend the life span of your Haier washing machine. Regular maintenance, such as the inspection for damage and cracks as well as cleaning the door seals will stop future problems.