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LG Front Load Washer Door Hinge Replacement #AEH71610401

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the door hinge on a LG front-loading washing machine. The most common reasons for replacing the door hinge are when the door is loose or doesn’t open properly.

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

Tools needed: spring expansion tool, screwdriver, socket wrench

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to use a flathead screwdriver or a spring expansion tool to help remove the clamp from the door boot seal.
3
Peel the boot seal off the lip of the front panel and move it out of the way.
4
Now depress the tab to release the wire connector from the door latch.
5
Your next step is to open the pump filter cover and unclip the drainage tube.
6
Remove the filter housing mounting screw and pull out the housing.
7
With the housing out, remove the lower front panel mounting screw.
8
Remove the screws at the rear of the main top.
9
Now slide the main top back approximately one inch then lift up to remove.
10
Next, pull out the dispenser drawer depress the locking tab and remove the drawer from the control panel.
11
Remove the front control panel mounting screws and the rear control panel mounting screw.
12
Now, moving from left-to-right, detach the control panel mounting tabs and move the panel out of the way.
13
Next, remove the upper front panel mounting screws and lift the front panel up and out.
14
Carefully set the front panel facedown on a towel or carpet.
15
Now, remove the screws securing the door hinge cover and pull the cover off.
16
Next, remove the screws securing the hinge pin bushings.
17
Pull the door off and remove the bushings.
18
Now lay the front panel on its back and remove the bolts securing the hinge assembly.
19
Detach the old assembly from the panel. You’re now ready to install the new door hinge assembly.
20
Insert the hinge assembly into the front panel and secure it with the bolts.
21
Replace the bushings on the hinge pins.
22
Carefully align the new hinge with the door then reinstall the bushing screws.
23
Replace the hinge cover and secure the screws.
24
Reinstall the front panel by aligning the tabs in the cabinet base with the slots in the panel.
25
Now secure the front panel mounting screws.
26
Reposition the control panel and snap it into place.
27
Reinstall the mounting screws in the front and in the back.
28
Replace the dispenser drawer.
29
Align the main top and slide it forward into place.
30
Secure the screws at the rear.
31
Replace the lower front panel mounting screw.
32
Reinsert the pump filter housing and secure the screw.
33
Clip the drainage tube into the housing and close the cover.
34
Snap the door latch wire connector into place and realign the door boot seal on the lip of the front panel.
35
Reinsert the boot clamp into the seal’s outer groove with the spring at the bottom. Again the use of the spring expansion tool will make this easier.
36
You’re now ready to plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the door hinge on a LG front-loading washing machine. The most common reasons for replacing the door hinge are when the door is loose or doesn’t open properly.

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

Tools needed: spring expansion tool, screwdriver, socket wrench
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to use a flathead screwdriver or a spring expansion tool to help remove the clamp from the door boot seal.
3
Peel the boot seal off the lip of the front panel and move it out of the way.
4
Now depress the tab to release the wire connector from the door latch.
5
Your next step is to open the pump filter cover and unclip the drainage tube.
6
Remove the filter housing mounting screw and pull out the housing.
7
With the housing out, remove the lower front panel mounting screw.
8
Remove the screws at the rear of the main top.
9
Now slide the main top back approximately one inch then lift up to remove.
10
Next, pull out the dispenser drawer depress the locking tab and remove the drawer from the control panel.
11
Remove the front control panel mounting screws and the rear control panel mounting screw.
12
Now, moving from left-to-right, detach the control panel mounting tabs and move the panel out of the way.
13
Next, remove the upper front panel mounting screws and lift the front panel up and out.
14
Carefully set the front panel facedown on a towel or carpet.
15
Now, remove the screws securing the door hinge cover and pull the cover off.
16
Next, remove the screws securing the hinge pin bushings.
17
Pull the door off and remove the bushings.
18
Now lay the front panel on its back and remove the bolts securing the hinge assembly.
19
Detach the old assembly from the panel. You’re now ready to install the new door hinge assembly.
20
Insert the hinge assembly into the front panel and secure it with the bolts.
21
Replace the bushings on the hinge pins.
22
Carefully align the new hinge with the door then reinstall the bushing screws.
23
Replace the hinge cover and secure the screws.
24
Reinstall the front panel by aligning the tabs in the cabinet base with the slots in the panel.
25
Now secure the front panel mounting screws.
26
Reposition the control panel and snap it into place.
27
Reinstall the mounting screws in the front and in the back.
28
Replace the dispenser drawer.
29
Align the main top and slide it forward into place.
30
Secure the screws at the rear.
31
Replace the lower front panel mounting screw.
32
Reinsert the pump filter housing and secure the screw.
33
Clip the drainage tube into the housing and close the cover.
34
Snap the door latch wire connector into place and realign the door boot seal on the lip of the front panel.
35
Reinsert the boot clamp into the seal’s outer groove with the spring at the bottom. Again the use of the spring expansion tool will make this easier.
36
You’re now ready to plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Door Hinge
Door Hinge
$113.52
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$22.37
Total$0.00

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