This Blomber washer maintenance guide will show you how to change the spin container on top load washers. The spin basket is used to hold clothes during the washing cycle. If the spin basket gets damaged at the point of attachment to the hub and produces a loud banging sound or a rubbing noise during spin cycles then replace it. Consider replacing it if the basket has rust spots in the areas where it’s chipped. This is because rust can create marks on clothing. If the spin basket is damaged or rusted, replace it using a manufacturer-approved replacement part.
Switch off the power and water: Unplug the power cord from the outlet on your wall. Shut off the valves for water supply to the Blomber washer. Make sure your hands are protected with gloves. Have someone help you move the Blomber washer away from the wall. Lift the top panel. Cover the lid with tape so it doesn’t flop open, damaging the control console , or even hit your arms while working. The top screws that hold the Blomber washer’s 2 hinge brackets from the back must be removed. Unscrew the screw from the wire cover and pull it away from the Blomber washer. Slide the top panel up about half an inch . You can then raise the front of the panel up approximately a quarter of an inch. The panel should remain slightly elevated and push it back about quarter inch to take off the brackets. The top panel can be lifted and placed against the wall behind a Blomber washer. To take out the tub ring, simply pull the bottom off the tub ring.
Release it from the tabs that lock: If needed, you can use a slot screwdriver. Remove the tub ring out of the Blomber washer. Remove the impeller by inserting a slot screwdriver into the notch located in the base of the plastic cap. Then, pry the cap off the impeller. Remove the bolt that binds the impeller to its motor drive shaft, you can use either a socket or wrench. Grab the impeller with your hands and take it from the Blomber washer. Take the spin bucket out of the tub for washing. Place the spanner wrench on top , so the teeth of the wrench are within contact with the nut. In order to loosen the spanner nuts employ a hammer to strike the arm of the spanner wrench. After that, spin the spanner nut until it’s free and take it out of the washer. To take the spin basket out of the washer tub, pull straight up on it.
Install the new spin basket: Position the new spin basket on the top of the shaft in the bottom of the tub . then move the spin basket to ensure it is completely seated on the shaft. Put the spanner nuts at the bottom of your new spin basket. The spanner nut needs to be tightened with a wrench. After that, use the spanner wrench to tighten the spanner nuts. Using reasonable force, strike the arm of the spanner wrench with the hammer to tighten up the spanner nut.
Reinstall the impeller: Push the impeller up on top of the drive motor shaft until it’s fully seated. Insert the bolt , and tighten it with a firm. Attach the cap to top of your impeller. Install the tub ring again The tub rings should be placed on top of the outside tub, and push it downwards. To lock the tabs, press the tabs down which are located over the tabs that lock. Reinstall the top panels: Take care to lower the top panel. Engage the brackets by pushing the panel forward by about 1/4 inch until it drops and the brackets snap. Push the panel back about one quarter inch until it locks flush with the frame. Take the tape off the washer lid. The screws need to be inserted back in the top of the hinges located at the rear of your console. Make sure the screws are tightened. The tabs should be placed on the right side. Next you should align the slots on the left. Install the mounting screw. The mounting screw should be tightened to ensure that the wire cover is in place.
Restore the water and power: Then, turn on the valves for water supply. Connect the washer to the outlet. Restore the Blomber washer back to its original spot. The washer can be calibrated by turning the dial counterclockwise for 1 time. Fastly (within approximately six minutes) change the control dial three times clockwise, one click counterclockwise then one more clockwise click. The green status lights flash when you successfully activate the diagnostic mode. To reset the control, do an entire rotation of the dial counterclockwise. If the lights do not blink, you can turn the knob again faster. In the Diagnostic mode, choose the Calibration Cycle by turning the control dial four clicks clockwise. When the Rinse light turns on you can press Start to begin the Calibration Cycle, which runs for 2 to 3 minutes. Once the Calibration Cycle completes the lid will be unlocked, and the washer shuts off.