This LG washer maintenance guide will show you how to replace the boot seal made of rubber on the front loading LG washer. The rubber seal stops water leaks through the formation of the gasket that is flexible between your door and the drum. Look at the door boot seal to determine whether the washer is leaky from the underside of the front panel. If you find that the LG washer door boot is damaged, replace it with a manufacturer-approved washer part.
Switch off the electricity: Remove the power cord from the outlet. Wear gloves for protection of your hands. You can ask someone to assist you move the washer from the wall. Remove the top panel. Move the top panel to the rear of the washer. The control panel can be removed by removing the screw located at the back. Move the dispenser drawer forward, until it stops. Unlock the locking tab located at the rear of the dispenser drawer and then pull it completely out of the dispenser housing.
Remove the screws on the sides of the housing. Unplug the wire harness connectors for the control panel by pressing the release tabs and then sliding the connectors away. To release the top, place yourself before the washer. Take the control panel off the LG washer. Take off the front panel. Take off the screw that holds the pump housing made of plastic to the frame of the LG washer. Unscrew the plastic housing for the pump. Remove the mounting screw from at the bottom of the front panel. Unlock the LG door for the washer. The outer spring pliers may be used to expand the spring clamp and after that, it is removed from the door boot. Remove the door boot made of rubber from the lip around the opening to the washer tub on the front of the panel. Seven screws located on the top of your front panel should be removed. Close the LG door to the washer. The top of the front panel up and remove the wiring harness from the lock/switch.
Remove the front panel from the washer: Remove the counterbalances’ weights. Remove the bolts that hold the counterbalance’s weight at the bottom and take out the tub’s counterbalance’s bottom weight. Repeat the process to remove top counterbalance weight. Remove the door boot Use pliers to release the spring clamps and pull the hoses off the boot of the door. Unplug the wire harness from the light on the drum by depressing the tab that locks. The spring tool inside can be used to unwind the spring clamp. The door boot is taken out of the tub. Install the new boot. Place the new door boot on the front edge of the tub with an arrow tab on the top of the door boot at 12 hour. Make sure that the hoses are aligned properly. Place the door boot in the washer tub lip and ensure it’s well-seated on top of the tub. The spring clamp should be positioned into the lip with the spring placed at 12 o’clock. The spring pliers on the inside can be used to extend the clamp. The drum light harness must be connected back. Make sure the locking tab is secured. Connect the hoses to door boot connections. Fix them with spring clamps. Leave clearance between the clamp for the hose and the door boot to avoid rubbing.
Reinstall the counterbalance weighs: Install the counterbalance weigh on the bottom of the tub using the bolts to mount. Repeat the procedure to install the counterbalance weight on top. Install the front washer panel by placing the front panel on top of the cabinet. Connect the door switch wiring harness. Place the front panel on the frame, and line up the mounting screw holes at the top of the front panel. Place the seven mounting screws on the top of the front panel, and make sure they are tightened. Then, open the LG door for the washer. Place the door boot correctly around the lip of the opening in the front door panel. The door boot is secured with the spring clamp. Screw it into the bottom base of the LG washer inside the opening for the pump housing and tighten. Move the drain filter housing to the front panel recess on the base of the washer. Screws for mounting once more and make sure they are tight. Close the drain pump filter door for the housing.
Install the control panel: Position the control panel at the top of your front panel. Install the screws in the dispenser housing. Screws should be installed at the rear right of the control panel. Attach the wiring harness to the control panel. The detergent dispenser should be pushed back into the drawer’s cabinet. Place the top panel in place by pushing it forward and downwards to set it on the washer frame. Screws should be reinstalled to ensure the back panel is secured. Be careful not to over tighten. Switch on the power source for the washer to restore its power.
Restore the washer to its original position: Although replacing the door boot on a front-load LG washer can be a daunting task, with the right tools, you can accomplish it swiftly and effortlessly. It is possible to avoid costly repairs by finding out the cause and prolonging the lifespan of your LG washer. Regular maintenance, such as cleaning the door seal and making sure there are no fractures or damages, can prevent problems from occurring and ensure maximum performance.