This Samsung washer repair guide provides instructions on how to replace the boot seal on the door made of rubber on a front-load Samsung washer. This rubber seal is a flexible gasket between the drum and the door that helps prevent leaks. Look at the door boot seal to check whether the washer has started to leak from underneath the front panel. If you find that the Samsung washer door boot is damaged, replace it with a manufacturer-approved washer part.
Turn off the power: Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Wear protective gloves for your hands. Help someone move your washer from the wall. Remove the top panel. Unscrew the 2 screws on the back of the Samsung washer that hold the top panel. The top panel should be lifted towards the back of the washer. The control panel is removed by removing the screw at the back. The dispenser drawer is pulled upwards until it comes to a stop. The locking tab at the back of the drawer is unlocked. The drawer is pulled out of its housing. The screws are situated along the edges of the housing for the dispenser. Unplug the wire harness connectors to the control panel by pressing on the release tabs and then sliding the connectors off. Sit in the front of the washer and lift up on the control panel, releasing the top. Take the control panel out of the Samsung washer.
Take off the front panel: Open the drain pump filter cover that is located at the bottom of the front panel. The screw that holds the plastic pump housing to its frame is removed. Take off the plastic pump housing. The mounting screw on the top of the front panel has to be removed. Open the Samsung washer doors. The outer spring pliers can be used to expand the spring clamp the spring clamp can then be taken off of the door boot. The rubber door boot should be removed from the lip located at the top of the opening for the washer tub on the front panel. The 7 screws at the top of the front panel must be removed. Close the Samsung washer door.
The top of your Samsung door to the left. Unplug the wire harness from the door lock/switch. Pull the front panel off the washer. Take out the counterbalances weights. Unscrew the bolts holding the counterbalance’s bottom weight and take out the tub’s counterbalance’s bottom weigh. Repeat the process to remove top counterbalance weight. Remove the door boot. Utilize pliers for the spring clamps to be released. After that, remove the hoses away from the boot of the door. Unplug the wire harness and the light in the drum by releasing the locking tab. The spring tool inside can be used to remove the spring clamp. Remove the door boot out of the tub. Install the new boot. Install the new door boot on the front of the tub with the arrow tab at the top of the door boot at 12 clock. Make sure that the hoses are correctly aligned. Install the door boot on the lip of the washer tub and ensure that it’s correctly seated around the tub. Position the spring clamp into the lip, with the spring at 12 hours. Make use of the spring pliers to open the spring clamp and work on the bent end of the spring clamp to the spring-side eyelet. Plug the harness for the light to the drum back in.
The locking tab should snap into place: Join the hoses with the door boot connections. Connect them with spring clamps. To avoid rub, leave enough room between spring clamps and the door boot. Reinstall the counterbalance weighs: Install the counterbalance weight at the bottom of the tub with the bolts that mount it. Follow the steps to install the top counterbalance counterweight. Install the front washer panel. Install the panel the cabinet’s front. Connect the door switch’s wiring harness. Line up the mounting screws at the top of your front panel to the holes of the frame by lifting the front panel onto it. Insert the 7 mounting screws located at the top of the front panel and make sure they are tightened.
Unlock the Samsung washer doors: The door boot should be placed around the opening that is in front of the panel. The spring clamp will hold the door boot. Connect the screw to the bottom of the Samsung washer, which is in the opening to house the pump. The drain pump filter should be pushed from the housing up to the front recess in the bottom of the washer. Install the mounting screws again and then tighten them. Shut the drain pump doors of the housing. Reinstall the control panel by placing the control panel at the top of the front panel. Install the screws in the dispenser housing. Install the screw at the right-hand side of the control panel.
Connect the wire harness connections for the control panel: Place the detergent dispenser in the drawer’s housing. Place the top panel in place by pressing it forward and back down to set it on the frame of the washer. Screws should be reinstalled to ensure the back panel is secured. Avoid over tightening. Restart the power supply for the washer to restore its power. Restore the washer to its original place. Though replacing the door boot of the front-loading Samsung washer could be a daunting task, with the proper tools, you can perform the task swiftly and without difficulty. If you can identify and troubleshoot the source of the issue, you can save money on costly repairs , and also extend the lifespan of your Samsung washing machine. Regular maintenance, such as looking for damage and cracks and cleaning the door seals will stop future problems.