This step-by-step washer repairs guide will help you repair the drain pump of the top-loading Frigidaire washer. If your Frigidaire washer isn’t draining it, you must first check the drain for a blockage and the washer drain hose 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.
Replace the Frigidaire drain pump on top-load washers
Shut off power and water: Disconnect the power cord to the wall outlet. Stop water supply valves for the washer. Protect your hands with work gloves. Let someone assist you in moving the Frigidaire washer away from the wall.
The hoses must be disconnected: Mark which fill hose goes to which connector. Make use of channel lock pliers gently remove two fill hoses. You can expect some water to escape. Pull the drain hose out of the standpipe that is behind the washer. There is a chance for water to leak out.
Place the washer on its front panel: Then, move the Frigidaire washer into a place that you are able to work in. Place towels or cardboard in front of the washer to prevent scratching the front of the Frigidaire washer. To access the drain pump, turn the Frigidaire washer to a forward position and place it on the front panel.
To disengage the drain pump Use pliers in order to loosen the clamp: Pull the drain hose off the drain pump. The cover that protects the wiring harness for the drain pump is open. The drain pump’s wire harness plug is able to be removed from its receptacle. The drain pump is secured to the bottom using 3 bolts. Remove the pump and set aside to be disposed of.
Install the new drain pumps: Put the drain pump on the top of the Frigidaire washer. Fix it by using the three bolts. The wire harness needs to be plugged into the outlet on the new pump. Close the cover around the wire harness connection. Reverse the drain hose onto the drain pump’s outlet. Use the spring clamp to ensure it is secured.
Set the washer sideways: The washer should be moved as close to the fill hoses as you can to allow them to be reconnected.
Reinstall the fill hoses and thread the fill hoses onto the connections on the back of your Frigidaire washer: Connect the connections securely by using a pair of channel lock pliers.
Restore power and water by switching on the valves to supply water: If you notice leaks, tighten your connection. Connect the washer to an electrical outlet. Return the Frigidaire washer to its original place.
In conclusion, replacing the Frigidaire drain pump of a top-load washer can be an intimidating job, but with the proper tools and the right instructions it can be done by anyone. In this article, the process involves disconnecting the water and power source in order to gain access to the pump, and then installing the new pump. It is crucial to always unplug the Frigidaire washer prior to attempting any repairs. And if you’re uncertain about any aspect of the procedure, it is best to read the instruction manual from the manufacturer or seek out a professional assistance. With a little bit of patience and effort you’ll be able to have your Frigidaire washer running smoothly again and avoid the expense of repairs. Be sure to test the machine after replacing drain pump to be sure it’s running properly and there is no leakage.