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GHW9100LW1 Whirlpool Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for GHW9100LW1 parts

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Detergent leaking under Dispenser Drawer down front of Washer

  • Customer: Geof from Garner NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 19 of 46 people found this instruction helpful
Secondary problem was bleach being siphoned from dispenser prematurely when drawer slid in. Replaced Drawer, Detergent Container and Bleach Siphon parts. Appears to have been a change in the siphon design when compared to the original factory part. 5 loads completed since replacement of these parts with no premature siphon of bleach or leakage down the front of the washer.

Plastic door handle broke

  • Customer: Luis from Sharon MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
It took more time to find the right screwdriver bit than to do the replacement. Removed the 2 screws holding the handle. Put new handle in place. Put the 2 screws back in. Done.

Washing Machine Filled with Water When Off

  • Customer: James from Naperville IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off the water and unplugged the machine

Took off the top of the washing machine by removing three screws along the back side

Removed the hoses connected to the water inlet valve

Removed the hose coming out of the water inlet valve

Marked the 4 electrical connectors

Used plyers to pull the electrical connectors off. Needed to just pull hard. Won't break them off.

Remove the screw that connects the valve to the back of the appliance.

I confirmed this was the part causing the problem by blowing air through it with my mouth. I could tell that the hot water side was not closing all the way.

To replace the part, just repeat the steps above in reverse.

The knob that controls the wash setting broke

  • Customer: Richard from Tempe AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 6 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
It only took a few seconds to slide on the new knob after it arrived by UPS. The part arrived sooner than scheduled. Great service and product.

Tub would not drain even though pump was running

  • Customer: Steve from Cary NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Remove three screws holding the lower panel, the pump is right up front. Probably the hardest part was holding the hose clamps open while attaching the hoses to the pump housing. One screw holds the pump assembly in place. Hold the over-ride switch closed, check for leaks, and replace the loser panel.

Washer would not drain.

  • Customer: Mike from Virginia Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Removed three screws holding the cover, then one screw holding the pump assembly in place. After unplugging the power, it took two minutes to remove the clamp-rings from the hoses. The reverse was equally idiot-proof! But THIS "idiot" had 10-thumbs which added to the time to replace the lock rings! Added an extra 5 minutes at most! _grin_

Shaft in water pump broke

  • Customer: Jeffrey from Adrian MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the one screw that holds pun
mp in place. I pulled to the left and foward about an inch to remove hoses and unplug wire. then pulled pump assembly out. The new one went right in. The wire plug went right in without any customizing. I think this was about as easy as it gets.

washer not drain or spin

  • Customer: LAURA from SPARTA KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
it was a really easy fix. unclamped the 2 hoses and took out screw, removed water pump. Connected two hoses back and set in place then screwed in locking screw. could not have been any easier.

The water didn't drain, so the drum wouldn't spin

  • Customer: Jill from New Rochelle NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I took off the cover, removed one screw. Removed two hoses and the electrical connector. It only 5 minutes to replace the old pump with the new one.

Would not pump water out at end of cycle.

  • Customer: Dennis from Huntingdon TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
First you need to remove the water from the machine, a shop vac hooked to the drain line works very well. Next remove the lower front panel ( two screws at bottom corners) and unplug pump. Remove the hose clamps and remove the hoses. Remove the screw at the front of the pump assembly and pull toward you and lift up. Instal new pump in reverse order.

The washer was unable to run without door locking

  • Customer: MICHAEL from DERIDDER LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the washer tub gasket and then removed the door part that I order . It was real easy to replace it and the tub gasket . Took about 8 min to complete everything .

Displayed F and H alternately

  • Customer: LAVERNE from NIANTIC CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Brother who used to sell appliances opened the washer door and read the booklet inside the washer telling him the part necessary to repair the problem. $33/00 for the water flow meter Part and shipped in next morning and arrived overnight. Excellent service for only $7.00 shipping. Highly recommend this place for parts. This was after a couple of days searching the internet for those with the same problem and not receiving and exact part to fix the problem

washer filled with water overnight

  • Customer: ROBERT from Millville NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
following the procedure was easy except the alignment of the new valve was off by 1/4 inch and I had to drill an additional hole to reuse the screw for attachment. Piece of cake otherwise.

Pump not draining the water out.

  • Customer: Martin from Kotzebue AK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
First I made sure the washer was unplugged from the outlet and I took out 3 screws that held the front panel and removed it to get access to the pump.
I disconnected the electrical plug to the pump and there were 3 phillips head screws that held the pump in place that needed to removed. Pulled out the old pump and slide the new one in it's place with no prorblems. Tighten the 3 screws on and plugged it back in and away we went washing clothes again.

Broken baffle

  • Customer: michael from barrington RI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 6 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
I wasted 2 years washing clothes in mu Duet before I repaired it in just two minutes. In those 2 years we destroyed numerous articles of clothing because the missing baffle left sharp metal corners that cut holes in to so many of our clothes. The replacement baffle was easy to find on partselect.com as were installation guides. I can't believe how easy it was!
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