This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the air chamber and pressure hose on Electrolux washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the air chamber and pressure hose is when the washing machine won't drain.
All of the information in this air chamber and pressure hose replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Electrolux
Tools used: Phillips-head screwdriver or Number two square drive bit.
Electrolux Front-Load Washer - Model EFLS627UTT
Front-Load Washer Air Chamber & Pressure Hose Replacement
Tools & Assistance Needed
"You will need a Philips-head screwdriver and a T-20 Torx bit for this procedure, and you may need assistance."
Be sure to unplug the power cord.
Be sure to shut off the water supply.
Remove the hot-and-cold water supply lines from the inlet valve ports â€“ be prepared for some water to spill.
Have an assistant help you to move the appliance away from the wall.
"Using a Philips-head screwdriver or a number two square drive bit, unthread the rear screws securing the top panel."
Use a T-20 Torx bit to unthread all of the screws securing the rear panel.
Use a Philips-head screwdriver to unthread the screw securing the panel to the motor control board housing.
"Using the Philips-head screwdriver or number two square drive bit, unthread the screw to release the power cord grounding wire."
Depress the tab to disconnect the power cord wire connecter.
Unthread the screws securing the vibration damper.
Unthread the screw securing the drain hose mounting flange.
"Slide the retaining disc off of the drain hose,"
Fully remove the rear panel.
Rotate the old air chamber clockwise to detach it from the outer tub.
Free the hose from the tub retaining clips.
Release the retaining clamp and detach the old hose from the pressure switch to fully remove.
Prepare the new air chamber and pressure hose for installation by transferring the retaining clamp from the old hose to the new one.
Attach the hose to the pressure switch and secure it with the clamp.
"Secure the hose in the tub retaining clips, then insert the air chamber into the outer tub and rotate to lock it into place. "
Reinstall the rear panel by first feeding the drain hose through the hole in the panel.
Position the panel on the frameâ€¦then thread the screws to secure.
Connect the power cord wire connecter and secure the grounding wire to the panel with the screw.
Realign the drain hose flange and thread the screw to secure.
Slide the retaining disc onto the end of the hose.
Reinstall the vibration damper.
Realign the top panel and secure it with the screws at the rear.
Move the appliance back against the wall.
Attach the hot-and-cold water supply lines to the inlet valve ports.
Turn the water supply back on and plug the power cord back in.
Congrats! Your front-load washer is ready for use.