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W205KW Magic Chef Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for W205KW 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 W205KW
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Water pump leaking water

  • Customer: Eloy from Andrews TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watch video, fallowed it's instructions which made it a "piece of cake"

Washer bangs while in the spin cycle

  • Customer: Eugene from Bergen NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the belt and pully form under the washer. Lefted the top cover, removed the hardware above the tub, took the front cover panel off to gain access to the tub. Used pliers to remove the springs. Lifted the tub up high enough to install the snubber ring. After putting tht washer back together and doing the first the load the washer stopped banging.

Burning rubber smell & noisy

  • Customer: Joshua from Barnsdall OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled the washer away from the wall, tilted it 45' pulled belt off loosened the bolt on the motor belt tensioner & installed new belt.

Drive Belt shredded and fell off.

  • Customer: Valerie from Steger IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was very simple. We got the part faster than we thought we would had our son hold the washer on a tilt and put on the drive belt, took 2 times because it was twisted but we got on. The washer is much quieter and it was worth the shipping fee.

Drain pump pulley stared making sqeaking noise

  • Customer: JASON from ARLINGTON TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
turn off water to washer, disconnected hoses. Tilted over to open rear access panel removed old worn part replaced with new part reattached pulley. Replace access panel flipped back in operation position. Connected hose turned on water. Put small load in and turned on washer worked great.

Washer jumping around during spin cycle

  • Customer: Michlen from Kingsport TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I used Utube to search for Performa Washing machine jumping around. You will find several videos that will be extreamly helpful in understanding exactly how to go about changing the sunbber ring. The snubber ring is fairly easy to change out. Quarters were used to hold the springs apart so they can be removed. Push the tub forward and away from the spring you want to remove. Install several quarters in the spring. Use as many as you can get in. Then pull the tub toward you and the spring can be removed from the tub. There are six springs to remove. I just left them laying in place at the bottom of the washing machine base. There are videos on utube also of using the quarters to remove the springs. Of course if you have spring removal tool for this purpose so much the better. I didn't have one. Good luck with your install. MB in TN

Washer wouldn't drain

  • Customer: Tim from Ewing MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I heard buziing and smelled a burning smell with my washer so i got on your website and watched a video how to take the washer apart and what the problems could be and determined it was the drainpump so i took the 3 bolts holding it on out and inspected the belt while i had it off , and ordered the part from you guys and put it on your information was very helpful

Broken Hinges

  • Customer: George from Paris AR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just like your video explained
All Instructions for the W205KW
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