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LWD70AW (PLWD70AW) Amana Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for LWD70AW parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the washer repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the LWD70AW
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Could not get adequate amount of cold water

  • Customer: Richard from Virginia Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the mixing value using the kit purchased from PartSelect. The instructions with the kit plus the installation tips found on their WEB Page were extremely helpful. Everything went as predicted except I had to cut and insert a new piece of wire on the white wire between the hot and cold electrical connections. I used two crimp connectors to lengthen the wire. This was a very simple job for a 73 year old man like me. Thank you for the tips and quick delivery of the mixer value kit.

pump leaked, water valve didn't have cold water

  • Customer: Michael from Nampa ID
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
disconnected valve replaced with new, real easy. I removed motor and belt ,4 bolts, than removed 3 star screws from pump, replaced pump and replaced unit. Worked great!!!
Delivery of parts was faster than promised, standard shipping.

Wouldn't pump out water

  • Customer: Jacob from Clarkston MI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I found about 2-3 baby socks stuck in the pump and couldnt remove them so I had to replace the part. Unfortunately I found this website AFTER I took the bad pump off. So I ended up removing the lower front panel and then flipping the washer upside down and removing the bottom of the washer and taking the pump off because I couldnt see any other way to get it off. The new pump arrived very quickly and I put it back on and put the bottom panel back on and flipped the washer back right side up. I certainly made it more difficult then it had to be but it was still fairly easy. Now I see all I needed to do was remove the motor to get the pump off. Oh well.

Water leak

  • Customer: Ronald from Swanton OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old hose by sqeezing clamps and sliding off of fittings. Placed clamps on new hose. Slid hose on fittings. Repositioned clamps over end of hose. Job done.

Leaky drain hose

  • Customer: Keith from Little Elm TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
First I tried to lift the lid on the top of the washing machine. I eventually realized this model doesn't open up from the top. I removed two screws on the very bottom of the front panel of the washing machine. Then pulled gently downward to release the front panel from the two clips holding it in at the top. Once the front panle was removed, I found I could easily access the drain hose and disconnect it from the pump by loosening the clamp screw. (Be aware, there is still water in the hose and pump that will run out onto the floor; I had a bucket close by and tried to catch most of this water, but its somewhat futile.) There are two additional hose clips one underneath the tub, and one on the back panel of the washer that hold the hose away from other mechanical parts. Once the hose is freed from those clips it could be removed from the washer by feeding the hose out the back panel. The new hose was then inserted and fed down inside the washer, attached to the pump, tighten the hose clamp screw, clip the hose to the other two clamps so it is out of the way of other parts, reattached the front panel and you're done!

One other note about PartSelect.com...A few days after ordering my part, I had an "International Transaction Fee" show up on my debit card statement. I panicked thinking my card number had been stolen only to call my bank and find out PartSelect is based in Canada.

I had no standpipe adapter and water was overflowing

  • Customer: mary ann from edison NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I figured that the best thing to do is buy an adapter for the standpipe and now no more overflowing.

washing machine pump repair

  • Customer: Walter from Euless TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 3 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered my part on Monday. It was delivered on Tuesday, and by four o'clock we were in business. I highly reccomend PartSelect.

Washer would stop with full of water and just hum

  • Customer: Byron from Mesa AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the motor and mount, removed pump, replaced motor,pump,belt and mount and re-installed. Everything fit and functioned.

Washing Machine was leaking.

  • Customer: Luis from Homestead FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First, I removed the screws, then removed the pump. I, then, installed a new pump.

We misplaced the fabric softener dispenser.

  • Customer: Larry from Adrian MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
We promptly received the part and easily installed it with no tools. We had an excellent experience. We found the old fabric softener dispenser after installing the new one. Now, we have two.

Washer would not agitate, but would spin.

  • Customer: Timothy from Bowling Green OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Remove the lower access door in the front of the machine. Then I tipped the washer back against the wall to access everything. The pads are alittle hard to push in between the washer pulley disc. So I first pushed in an old broken brake pad off to the side, then was able to push in the new pads. The rear pad is the hardest and I had to release some of the front tub springs and remove the pump hose for access. Overall it went pretty smooth. Thanks for your help!Tim

My washer wouldn't agitate and there was a rubber burning smell

  • Customer: Elizabeth from Englewood CO
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I was able to remove the belt because it was worn through. However, I was unable to remove the pump as described in the instructions because I was unable to get my torq wrench to the bolts. I ended up having a repairman come in.

belt wore out

  • Customer: Jim from Augusta WV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
replaced belt that was wore out. decided to replace pump while I had washer apart.

Replace washer pump

  • Customer: Dana L from Los Gatos CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
We noticed that water was on the ground of the laundry room. We initially thought that the washer was leaking. Realized that the washer was going on the spin cycle without draining the water which caused the water the slosh over the edges and then leak on the floor. Well, I had to remove all the wet clothes and suck the water out with a shop vaccuum-this actually took most of the time. After taking the front of the washer off, we noticed the water pump was stripped out. After removing the pump, we then noticed one of our kid's socks jammed in the pump. How the sock got there is still a mistery. We found the replacement part on PartSelect and ordering was easy and fast. Thanks. We're washing clothes again.

Water leaking from pump seal

  • Customer: David from Rancho Palos Verdes CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Unhooked the idler pully spring, removed the 2 hoses from the pump outlets, unhooked the idler pulley srring to slaken the drive belt tension, removed 4 bolts from the motor mount to drop the motor, and slipped the drive belt off the transmission pulley.

Removed 3 torx screws that secure the pump. The pump was stuck to the motor motor shaft from corrosion and had to knock the pump off with a hammer. Reassembly was a breeze.

The most serious problem I had was a black widow spider lurking under the transmission pulley. Never did get it!
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