Samsung Front-Load Washer Door Hinge Replacement #DC61-01971A

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the door hinge on a Samsung front-loading washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the door hinge is when the washer door is leaking and the leak can be stopped by pushing the door.

All of the information for this washer door hinge replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Samsung

Tools used: multi-screwdriver, Phillips head bit, flat head bit

Step By Step Instructions

1
To replace the door hinge on your washer first remove the bolts securing the hinge to the front panel
2
Pull the hinge up to release it and set the door assembly on a towel or blanket.
3
Now remove all of the screws securing the outer door panel.
4
Leave the middle hinge screw intact.
5
Separate the two door panels and remove the screws securing the hinge cover.
6
Unthread the middle hinge screw and pull the cover off.
7
You can now remove the old door hinge.
8
Prepare the new door hinge for installation by transferring the four bushings from the old hinge to the new one.
9
Now insert the new hinge into the inner door panel and realign the hinge cover.
10
Replace the cover screws.
11
Secure the middle hinge screw as well.
12
Now align and join the inner and outer door panels.
13
Replace all of the screws to secure.
14
Hook the new hinge on the front panel and push down.
15
Replace the mounting bolts to secure.
16
With the repair completed, confirm that the washer door opens and closes properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the door hinge on a Samsung front-loading washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the door hinge is when the washer door is leaking and the leak can be stopped by pushing the door.

All of the information for this washer door hinge replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Samsung

Tools used: multi-screwdriver, Phillips head bit, flat head bit
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
To replace the door hinge on your washer first remove the bolts securing the hinge to the front panel
2
Pull the hinge up to release it and set the door assembly on a towel or blanket.
3
Now remove all of the screws securing the outer door panel.
4
Leave the middle hinge screw intact.
5
Separate the two door panels and remove the screws securing the hinge cover.
6
Unthread the middle hinge screw and pull the cover off.
7
You can now remove the old door hinge.
8
Prepare the new door hinge for installation by transferring the four bushings from the old hinge to the new one.
9
Now insert the new hinge into the inner door panel and realign the hinge cover.
10
Replace the cover screws.
11
Secure the middle hinge screw as well.
12
Now align and join the inner and outer door panels.
13
Replace all of the screws to secure.
14
Hook the new hinge on the front panel and push down.
15
Replace the mounting bolts to secure.
16
With the repair completed, confirm that the washer door opens and closes properly.

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