Electrolux Washing Machine Hose [Quick Guide]

If you have any issues with your Electrolux washing machine hose, this guide gives you steps on what to do…

How To Replace Electrolux Washing Machine Hose — Solution

The steps below show you how to replace Electrolux washing machine hoses…

1. Sump Hose

To replace the sump hose in your Electrolux washing machine, here are the steps you’ll need to take…

Step 1. In order to prevent electrocution, make sure to unplug your washing machine’s power cord from the outlet before starting this repair.

Step 2. With your Philips screwdriver, remove the screws at the back of the machine holding the top panel. Pull the top panel backwards a few inches and lift it off the machine.

Step 3. Slide the detergent tray out, the completely release it from the dispenser by pressing the button inside. Set the soap tray aside.

Step 4. Use your screwdriver to remove the screws at the top of the control panel and take out the two bolts next to the detergent dispenser opening.

Step 5. Pry the control panel off the front of the cabinet. Unplug the electrical connector attached to the panel, then set it aside.

Step 6. Use a flat-blade screwdriver to pry the main control board cap off. Disconnect the door lock wire connector from the main control board.

Step 7. Open your machine’s door. With a pair of needle-nosed pliers, take the metal wire off the door boot seal (make sure you don’t accidentally puncture the gasket).

Step 8. Peel the door gasket off the front of the machine. Tip your washing machine backwards carefully, then place something like a block of wood underneath to support it (get someone to assist you).

Step 9. With your Philips screwdriver, remove the four screws at the bottom of the front panel. Remove the support from under the machine and set the washer on its feet.

Step 10. Remove the screws at the top of the front panel using your Philips screwdriver. Carefully pull the entire front panel upwards, then lift it off the cabinet.

Step 11. Use a pair of pliers to squeeze the clamps holding the sump hose to the circulation pump, drain pump, and air chamber. Slide the retaining clamps out of place.

Step 12. Pull the sump hose off the ports (make sure to keep a rag nearby in case water spills out). With a 7mm socket, loosen the screw-clamp holding the sump hose to the port at the bottom of the machine. Pull the hose off the tub.

Step 13. Take the retaining clamps off the ports on the sump hose. Pry the filter out of the old sump hose (if needed, use a flat-blade screwdriver).

Step 14. Prepare your new washing machine sump hose for installation by removing it from its packaging.

Step 15. Transfer the retaining clamps from the old hose to the new one. Push the sump filter into the new sump hose.

Step 16. Connect your new sump hose to the bottom of the tub. Tighten the screw-clamp using your 7mm socket.

Step 17. Connect the sump hose to the ports on the air chamber, drain pump, and circulation pump. Slide the clamps into place to secure the connection.

Step 18. Lift the front panel carefully and mount it on the cabinet. With your Philips screwdriver, apply the screws at the top and bottom of the front panel.

Step 19. Open the door of your washer and fit the door gasket around the front panel. Use a flat-blade screwdriver to fit the metal wire around the door gasket.

Step 20. Plug the door switch wire connector back into the control board. Snap the main control board cap back on.

Step 21. Plug the electrical connector to the control panel. Snap the control panel onto the front of the machine, then apply the screws at the top and next to the dispenser opening using your screwdriver.

Step 22. Slide the soap tray back into the detergent dispenser. Place the top panel on the cabinet, the tighten the screws at the back using a Philips screwdriver.

Step 23. Plug your washing machine’s power cord back into the electrical outlet, then try running a wash cycle to make sure everything works properly.

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2. Drain Hose

Replace the main drain hose in your Electrolux washing machine with the following steps…

Step 1. Disconnect your washing machine from the electrical outlet and turn the water faucet off before starting this repair in order to avoid electrocution and water leaks.

Step 2. Unscrew the COLD and HOT water inlet hoses from the supply ports at the back of your washing machine (some water will leak out, so ensure that you keep a rag nearby).

Step 3. With the help of another person, tip your washing machine backwards carefully.

Step 4. Use a pair of pliers to release the drain hose retainers from the bottom of the machine. Set your washer back onto its feet.

Step 5. With a Philips screwdriver, loosen the screws at the back of the cabinet securing the top pane. Slide the top panel backwards and lift it off the machine.

Step 6. Take out the screws at the top of the control panel. Slide the soap tray out, then press the button inside to release it from the housing.

Step 7. Remove the two screws next to the detergent dispenser opening. Use a flat-blade screwdriver to pry the control panel off the front of the machine.

Step 8. Unplug the wire connector from the from the user interface control board, then set the control panel aside.

Step 9. Pry the cap off the control board at the side of the cabinet, then disconnect the door lock wire connector.

Step 10. Carefully tip the washing machine backwards and place a block under to support it. Use your Philips screwdriver to remove the four screws at the bottom of the panel.

Step 11. Set the washer back onto its feet. Open the door of your washing machine, then take the retaining wire off the door gasket using a flat-blade screwdriver. Peel the door boot seal off the panel.

Step 12. Use your Philips screwdriver to take out the screws at the top of the front panel. Carefully lift the panel off the cabinet and set it aside.

Step 13. With a pair of pliers, squeeze the clamp holding the drain hose to the drain pump, then slide the clamp out of place. Pull the hose off the pump, then slide the retaining clamp off the hose.

Step 14. Cut the zip-tie supporting the drain hose. Take out the bolts holding the vibration dampening block to the top of the tub assembly. Lift the block off the machine and set it aside.

Step 15. Unplug the power cord wire connector and disconnect the grounding wire from the support bracket. Release the power cord retainer using a pair of needle-nosed pliers.

Step 16. With your Philips screwdriver, loosen the screws holding the drain hose retainer to the back of the machine. Take the retainer off the hose and set it aside.

Step 17. Take out the bolts holding the support bracket to the rear panel. Take the bracket off the panel.

Step 18. With your Philips screwdriver, remove the screws holding the rear panel to the motor control board and cabinet. Carefully lift the rear panel off the cabinet and set it aside.

Step 19. Pull the hose off the rear panel. Release the drain hose retainers from the cabinet using a pair of needle-nosed pliers. Take the hose out of the machine.

Step 20. Discard the old drain hose and remove the new one from its packaging. Install the drain hose in the cabinet, then snap the retainers into the frame.

Step 21. Slide the retaining clamp onto the drain hose, then connect the hose to the pump assembly. Slide the clamp into place to secure it.

Step 22. Snap the retainers of the new drain hose into the base. Support the new hose using a zip-tie.

Step 23. Lift the front panel and mount it on the machine. Apply the screws at the top of the front panel using your Philips screwdriver.

Step 24. Carefully tip your washing machine backwards and apply the four screws at the bottom of the panel.

Step 25. Fit the door gasket around the door opening. Secure the gasket to the front panel using the retaining wire.

Step 26. Plug the door lock wire connector back into the main control board. Snap the cap onto the control board.

Step 27. Reconnect the wire harness to the terminal on the user interface board. Mount the control panel onto the front of the machine, then use your Philips screwdriver to apply the screws at the top of the panel.

Step 28. Apply the two screws next to the detergent dispenser and slide the soap tray back in.

Step 29. Slide the new drain hose through the hole on the rear panel. Slide the retainer through the new hose.

Step 30. Snap the rear access panel onto the cabinet, then apply the screws to secure the panel to the cabinet and motor control board.

Step 31. Slide the front retainer onto the drain hose and apply the nuts using your Philips screwdriver.

Step 32. Place the support bracket on the rear panel and apply the screws to secure it. Plug the power cord and grounding wire back in.

Step 33. Place the vibration dampening block on the tub assembly, then secure it by applying the screws.

Step 34. Place the top panel on the cabinet. Apply the screws at the back with your Philips screwdriver.

Step 35. Reconnect the two water inlet hoses to the ports at the back of your washing machine (make sure you secure both hoses properly in order to prevent water leaks).

Step 36. Reconnect the power cord to the outlet, then turn the water supply faucet back on. To make sure everything works properly, try running a wash cycle.