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GHW9400PW4 Whirlpool Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for GHW9400PW4 parts

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need a star srew driver to install

  • Customer: amilee from housotn TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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The installation requires a star shaped screw driver to remove the existing the screw holding the door handle. The same screws must be saved and used to install the new handle, which does not come with new screws. So, you do not want to strip the screws removing. Plan ahead with the correct screw driver- you can determine what is needed by looking at the screw head and purchasing an appropriate tool. My handy neighbor installed my new handle, but the screws can no longer be removed should I have to replace the handle a second time. The entire time to remove and install took less than five minutes.

The knob which turns to select wash cycle options broke and fell off.

  • Customer: Cynthia from Oklahoma City OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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I took the knob and made sure the flat portion of the inside surface matched the flat part of the stem it would cover. Then, I just pushed the knob on slowly but firmly enough to just push past the slight resistance I encountered. That was all there was to it.

Broken door handle

  • Customer: Harold from Temecula CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed two screws and removed the broken handle. Positioned the new handle, replaced the screws. Admired my repair.

The door handle just broke off

  • Customer: Barbara J from Hackettstown NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I used a phillips head screw driver, however the heads of the screws were not phillips head, they were some other kind of head I have never seen.

Water was running into machine when it was off!!!

  • Customer: Lon from Cadet MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
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Of course the machine was not plugged in & water valves where off. I took water hoses off. Then i took 3 screws off the back of lid & slid lid back & lifted it off. I then unplugged two wires going to valve. I then took water hose going to valve off. Last there is one bolt holding valve to machine & in the mechanic industry we call this bolt a star head, so it was a good thing I had this tool. So if you do this repair you will have to get this tool. This job is easy to do & Part Select was 100% on my order & shipping! I will order again when something brakes again !!! Thank's
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