easy way to change door latch maytag washer
Answer Steve, If you're sure about the need for the latch assembly, the easiest way to change it is, open the loading door, roll the lip of the seal back and remove the retaining wire and spring(mark the location of the spring) remove the seal from the 12 o'clock position to the 5 o'clock position. Remove the screw(s) in the front panel that attch the latch to the inside of the panel. and carefully slide the latch out of the gap between the front panel and the seal. Reverse the procedure, and test the washer operation.
Easy way to change door latch? Does door have be removed?
Answer Hello Steve. No, you do not have to remove the door. You will need to remove one side of the door boot to access and replace the latch. Remove the boot on one side and remove the screws securing the latch. The pull out the latch enough to remove the wires from the latch. Now install the new latch W10375379 into the unit.