This step-by-step washer repair guide will help you replace the drain pump in the top-loading Haier washer. First, check your washer’s drain for obstructions. Then, examine the drain hose, to see if there is a kink.
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 Haier drain pump on top load washer
1. Shut off the electricity and water. Unplug the power cord to the wall outlet. Switch off the water supply valves to the washer. Make sure your hands are protected with gloves. Help someone move the Haier washer away from the wall.
2. Disconnect the hoses. Mark which fillhose goes to which connector. Use channel lock pliers to gently remove two fill hoses. You can expect some water to escape. The drain hose needs to be pulled away from the standpipe in the front of the washer. Be prepared for water to pour out.
3. Carefully lay the washer on its side. Then move the Haier washer to a place where you can work on it. To avoid scratches to the Haier washer’s front panel, put either cardboard or towels on the front. Be sure to turn the Haier washer to the side and place it on the front of the panel so that you can reach the drain pump from below the washer.
4. To remove the drain pump, use pliers to loosen the clamp. The drain hose needs to be removed from the drain pump. The cover protecting the drain pump’s wire harness plug is open. The drain pump’s wire harness plug is able to be removed from its receptacle. The three bolts connect the drain pump to the bottom of the tub. Take the pump off and set it aside for disposal.
5. Install the new drain pump. Place the new drain pump on the bottom of the Haier washer and secure it with the 3 bolts. Plug the wire harness into the receptacle of the new pump. Cover the wire harness connection. Pull the drain hose back to the outlet of the drain pump. Connect the spring clamp to secure it.
6. Set the washer on its side: Move the washer closer to the fill hoses as is possible so that they can be reconnected.
7. Reinstall the fill hoses to thread the fill hoses onto the connections on the back of the Haier washer. Use a pair of channel lock pliers to tighten the connections.
8. Restore water and power by turning on the valves that supply water. If you spot an leak, tighten the connection. Connect the washer to the outlet. Then, return the Haier washer to its original position. In conclusion it is necessary to replace the Haier drain pump on a top-load washer can be a bit of a daunting task, but with the proper tools and the right instructions the task can be completed by anyone.
The procedure involves cutting off water and power in order to access the pump, then installing the new pump. It is essential to always unplug the Haier washer prior to making repairs. If you’re unsure about any part of the process then consult the manufacturer’s manual or consult a professional assistance.
With a little bit of time and patience it is possible to get your Haier washer back in operation and reduce the cost of repairs. Be sure to test the machine after replacing the drain pump to be sure it’s running properly and there’s no leakage.