LG Front-Load Washer Rotor Replacement #AHL72914402

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the rotor on a LG front-loading washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the rotor is when the washer won’t spin or agitate.

All of the information for this washer rotor replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
LG, Kenmore

Tools needed: 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 remove the screws securing the rear panel.
3
Push the panel up to remove.
4
Next, rotate the rotor clockwise and, using a 17 mm socket, apply a sharp strong motion to loosen the mounting bolt.
5
Remove the bolt and washer.
6
Now pull the old rotor off the tub shaft.
7
Be aware this may require some effort.
8
Install the new rotor by aligning it on the tub shaft.
9
Apply some thread locking fluid to the rotor bolt then insert the bolt and washer and thread to secure.
10
Rotate the rotor counter-clockwise and apply a sharp strong motion to the socket wrench to tighten the bolt.
11
Slide the rear panel into position and secure it with the screws.
12
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 rotor on a LG front-loading washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the rotor is when the washer won’t spin or agitate.

All of the information for this washer rotor replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
LG, Kenmore

Tools needed: 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 remove the screws securing the rear panel.
3
Push the panel up to remove.
4
Next, rotate the rotor clockwise and, using a 17 mm socket, apply a sharp strong motion to loosen the mounting bolt.
5
Remove the bolt and washer.
6
Now pull the old rotor off the tub shaft.
7
Be aware this may require some effort.
8
Install the new rotor by aligning it on the tub shaft.
9
Apply some thread locking fluid to the rotor bolt then insert the bolt and washer and thread to secure.
10
Rotate the rotor counter-clockwise and apply a sharp strong motion to the socket wrench to tighten the bolt.
11
Slide the rear panel into position and secure it with the screws.
12
You’re now ready to plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
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$8.99
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Cleaner
$10.58
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Cleaner
$22.11
Total$0.00

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