This Whirlpool 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 basket is damaged in the point of attachment to the hub and produces an ominous banging or a rubbing sounds during spin cycles Replace it. If your basket appears damaged or has rust spots it is worth replacing it.
Rust can leave 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. Switch off the water supply valves for the Whirlpool washer. Make sure your hands are protected with gloves. Help someone lift the Whirlpool washer off the wall. Take off the top part of the panel. Close the lid with tape to ensure that it won’t open and result in damage to the control console. The screws that hold the top of the Whirlpool washer’s two hinge brackets to the back need to be removed. The wire cover is removed from the Whirlpool washer by taking off the screw. Slide the top panel forward approximately half an inch, then raise the front panel by about a quarter of an inch. The panel should remain slightly elevated and then push it back a quarter inch to unhook the brackets. The top panel is able to be lifted and positioned against the wall behind a Whirlpool washer.
To take off the tub ring, simply pull the bottom of the tub ring, then release it from the tabs that lock. If needed, you can make use of the slot screwdriver. Remove the tub ring out of the Whirlpool washer. To take the impeller off to remove it, place an appropriate screwdriver into the hole in the bottom of the cap made of plastic. Then, pull the cap from the impeller. To take off the bolt that holds the impeller to the motor drive shaft, you can use an awl or socket. Take the impeller in your hands and then remove it from the Whirlpool washer. Remove the spin basket from the tub for washing. Set the spanner wrench on top of the spin basket so the teeth of the wrench are close to the nut. In order to unlock the spanner nuts, employ a hammer to strike the arm of the spanner wrench. Then turn the spanner wrench until the spanner nut becomes loose , and then take it from the washer. To take the spin basket out of the tub of the washer simply pull it up straight onto it. Set up the spin basket. Set the spin basket on the top of the shaft. Then, move the spin basket until the shaft is fully covered. Put the spanner nuts at the bottom of your new spin basket.
The spanner nut must be tightened using a hand. Then, you can use the spanner wrench to tighten the spanner nuts. In order to make the spanner nuts tighter, apply a sufficient quantity of force to hit the spanner wrench’s arms with the Hammer. Install the impeller once more. The impeller should be pushed onto the top of your motor until it is completely settled. Connect the bolt to the impeller, and tighten it. Connect the cap to the top of the impeller. Reinstall the tub ring The tub rings should be placed on top of the outside tub and push it downwards. To secure the tabs, press the tabs down that are placed over the tabs that lock. Install the top panel by lower it. The panel should be pulled back by about quarter inch to connect the brackets. To secure the panel in place with the frame, move the panel back approximately 1/4 inch.
The lid of the washer should be taken off. The screws must be put back to the top of the hinges on the back of the control console. Securely screw the screws. The tabs must be placed on the left side. Then place the slots on the left. Install the mounting screw. The wire cover is secured by tightening the mounting screw. Reset the valves for water supply to restore power and water. Connect the outlet to the washer. Replace the Whirlpool washer to its original location. The washer can be calibrated by turning the dial counterclockwise for 1 time. Within about six seconds, swiftly turn the dial three times clockwise, one counterclockwise and one more clockwise. If you turn on the diagnostic mode, all the light status indicators will light up.
For a reset, perform an entire rotation of the dial clockwise. If the status lights don’t blink, you can rotate the knob further. Choose the Calibration Cycle in the diagnostic mode by turning the control dial by four clicks clockwise. When the Rinse light comes activated and you press Start, the cycle will begin. The Calibration Cycle will last for about two to three minutes. The Calibration Cycle is completed, and the washer shuts off.