This Inglis washer repair guide will show you how to replace the spin basket on top load washers. The spin basket helps hold garments while washing. Replace the basket is if it’s damaged where it attaches to the hub. This can cause a loud banging or rubbing sound during the spin cycle. If the basket is damaged or has rust spots, you might consider replacing it. Rust may cause marks on your clothing. If the spin basket is damaged or rusted, replace it using a manufacturer-approved replacement part. Switch off the water and electricity.
Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet: Turn off water supply valves for the Inglis washer. Wear protective gloves to protect your hands. Help someone remove the Inglis washer away from the wall. Remove the top panel. Secure the lid by tying it shut to ensure that it won’t open and cause damage to the control console. The top screws holding the Inglis washer’s 2 hinge brackets on the back need to be removed. The wire cover can be removed from the Inglis washer by removing the screw. Slide the top panel forward approximately half an inch, and then raise the front of the top panel up approximately a quarter of an inch. The panel should remain slightly raised and then pull it back by a quarter inch to take off the brackets. Lift the top panel and set it against the wall in front of the Inglis washer. To take out the tub ring, pull the bottom off the tub ring. Release it from the tabs that lock. If needed, you can make use of the slot screwdriver.
Remove the tub ring off the Inglis washer: To take the impeller off to remove it, place an appropriate screwdriver into the hole located at the base of the cap made of plastic. Then, pull the cap from the impeller. Use a wrench or socket to take off the bolt that holds the impeller to the shaft of the drive motor. Hold the impeller tightly and remove it from the Inglis washer.
Remove the spin basket from the tub of washer: Position the spanner wrench on top of the spanner nut in a way that the wrench’s teeth are in contact with the nut’s notches. In order to loosen the spanner nuts make use of a hammer, and then strike the spanner wrench’s arm. Then, spin the spanner nut until it’s loose and then remove it from the washer. To remove the spin basket from the tub of the washer simply pull it up straight onto it. Install the new spin basket Set the new spin container on top of the shaft at the middle of the tub. then drag the new spin basket downwards until it’s completely seated on the shaft. Place the spanner nuts on the base of the new spin basket. The spanner nut should be tightened using a hand.
Next, use the spanner wrench for tightening the spanner nuts. In order to tighten the spanner nuts employ a suitable quantity of force to hit the spanner wrench’s arm using the strike. Reinstall the impeller by pushing the impeller to the top of the drive motor shaft until it’s completely seated. Insert the bolt, and tighten it firmly. Attach the cap to the top of the impeller. Reinstall the tub ring The tub ring should be placed on the top of your outer tub and then push it down. To secure the tabs press down on the sections that are placed over the tabs for locking. Install the top panel by setting it down. Pull the panel back about one quarter inch in order to lock the brackets.
For the panel to be flush with the frame, pull the panel back by about 1/4 inch. Take the tape off the washer lid. The screws should be inserted to the top of the hinges that are located at the rear of your console. Make sure the screws are tightened. The tabs should be put on the left side. Next to align the slots to the left. The mounting screw should be inserted. The mounting screw should be tightened to fix the cover to its place. Reset the valves for water supply to bring back power and water. Connect the outlet to the washer. Restore the Inglis washer in its original place. Check the calibration of the washer When the washer is shut off, the basket empty (no clothes or water) and the lid closed, enter the diagnostic mode: Turn the control dial for one complete rotation (360 degrees) counterclockwise. In a short time (within around 6 seconds) rotate the dial three times clockwise, one click counterclockwise, and one more click clockwise. All green status lights blink when you successfully activate the diagnostic mode. To reset the control, you must make an entire turn of the dial counterclockwise.
If the lights don’t blink, turn the knob again faster. In the Diagnostic mode, choose the Calibration Cycle by rotating the control dial 4 clicks clockwise. Once the Rinse light is on, press Start. The Calibration Cycle will run for around two to three minutes. After the Calibration Cycle ends the lid is unlocked and the washer shuts off.