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Electrolux Washer Rear Shock Absorber Replacement #5304491700

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the rear shock absorber on an Electrolux washing machine. The most common reasons for replacing the shock absorber are the washer running noisily or the tub becoming unbalanced while spinning.

All of the information for this rear shock absorber replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Electrolux

Tools needed: phillips head screwdriver, #2 square bit, T-20 Torx bit, half inch socket, pliers

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the rear shock absorbers in your washer be sure to unplug the power cord and close the water supply valves.
2
Remove the hot and cold water supply lines from the inlet valve – be prepared for some water to spill out.
3
Use a number two square bit or a phillips-head screwdriver to unthread the screws at the back securing the main top.
4
Slide the main top back and lift it up to remove.
5
Next, unthread the two screws securing the vibration dampener.
6
Lift off the block.
7
Disconnect the power cord wire connecter detach the grounding wire from the rear panel and release the wire retainer.
8
Unthread the mounting screw securing the drain hose retainer and remove the retainer.
9
Next, remove the screws securing the main top mounting bracket.
10
Set the bracket aside.
11
Unthread the screw securing the rear panel to the motor control board.
12
Now use a t-20 torx bit to unthread the remaining screws securing the rear panel.
13
Detach the panel.
14
Use a half-inch socket to depress the retaining tab on a lower shock absorber mounting pin then use pliers to pull the pin out.
15
Use the socket to depress the upper pin retaining tab and pull the pin out.
16
You can now detach the old shock absorber.
17
Install a new shock absorber by aligning the plunger end with the mounting bracket on the base.
18
Secure it with the mounting pin.
19
Align the opposite end with the tub bracket and secure it with the pin.
20
Repeat this procedure to replace the shock absorber on the opposite side.
21
Reposition the rear panel.
22
Thread and tighten all of the mounting screws except for the two top screws on the back.
23
Realign the main top support bracket and secure it with the screws.
24
Reconnect the power cord wire connecter Attach the grounding wire to the rear panel and snap the wire retainer into place.
25
Realign the drain hose retainer and replace the mounting screw.
26
Reposition the vibration dampener then thread and tighten the screws to secure.
27
Realign the main top and slide it into place.
28
Rethread the screws in the back.
29
Reattach the hot and cold water supply lines to the inlet valve.
30
With the repair completed reopen the water supply valves plug the power cord back in and your washer should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the rear shock absorber on an Electrolux washing machine. The most common reasons for replacing the shock absorber are the washer running noisily or the tub becoming unbalanced while spinning.

All of the information for this rear shock absorber replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Electrolux

Tools needed: phillips head screwdriver, #2 square bit, T-20 Torx bit, half inch socket, pliers
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the rear shock absorbers in your washer be sure to unplug the power cord and close the water supply valves.
2
Remove the hot and cold water supply lines from the inlet valve – be prepared for some water to spill out.
3
Use a number two square bit or a phillips-head screwdriver to unthread the screws at the back securing the main top.
4
Slide the main top back and lift it up to remove.
5
Next, unthread the two screws securing the vibration dampener.
6
Lift off the block.
7
Disconnect the power cord wire connecter detach the grounding wire from the rear panel and release the wire retainer.
8
Unthread the mounting screw securing the drain hose retainer and remove the retainer.
9
Next, remove the screws securing the main top mounting bracket.
10
Set the bracket aside.
11
Unthread the screw securing the rear panel to the motor control board.
12
Now use a t-20 torx bit to unthread the remaining screws securing the rear panel.
13
Detach the panel.
14
Use a half-inch socket to depress the retaining tab on a lower shock absorber mounting pin then use pliers to pull the pin out.
15
Use the socket to depress the upper pin retaining tab and pull the pin out.
16
You can now detach the old shock absorber.
17
Install a new shock absorber by aligning the plunger end with the mounting bracket on the base.
18
Secure it with the mounting pin.
19
Align the opposite end with the tub bracket and secure it with the pin.
20
Repeat this procedure to replace the shock absorber on the opposite side.
21
Reposition the rear panel.
22
Thread and tighten all of the mounting screws except for the two top screws on the back.
23
Realign the main top support bracket and secure it with the screws.
24
Reconnect the power cord wire connecter Attach the grounding wire to the rear panel and snap the wire retainer into place.
25
Realign the drain hose retainer and replace the mounting screw.
26
Reposition the vibration dampener then thread and tighten the screws to secure.
27
Realign the main top and slide it into place.
28
Rethread the screws in the back.
29
Reattach the hot and cold water supply lines to the inlet valve.
30
With the repair completed reopen the water supply valves plug the power cord back in and your washer should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Washing Machine
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Front Loading
Product Diagram & Manuals
Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$8.99
Cleaner
Cleaner
$18.71
Cleaner
Cleaner
$22.37
Total$0.00

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