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W20FA4 Magic Chef Washer - Overview

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If you know the washer repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts on the W20FA4, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the W20FA4 by selecting a section below. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your washer. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for W20FA4 parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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$3.02

Cover Screw

Sold individually.

$3.02

Hose Clamp

This hose clamp is used in a wide variety of household appliances. Most often it is found in washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, garbage disposals, or air conditioners. This clamp is used to securely attach a hose to another part of your appliance, which helps prevent leaks from those connections. Depending on the appliance, it can attach hoses to drain pumps, water inlet valves, pressure switches, and injector nozzles. We recommend you refer to model-specific diagrams for appropriate uses and exact placement. This hose clamp is made of metal, and is sold individually. To access and replace this part you will need a nut driver, pliers, and screwdrivers. Before you begin any repair work, make sure you have unplugged your appliance, and shut off the water supply if applicable.

$3.02

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$6.68

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$9.64

INLET HOSE

This hose can handle hot or cold water and is five feet long.

$5.51

Hose Clamp

The hose clamp is used to hold the water hose in place which will prevent the hose from leaking water. Sometimes the clamp may lose its ability to latch on, causing a leaking washer. For the installation, you will need a flat head screw driver to replace the clamp and a drill to access the screws to remove the front of the washer. Be careful if you do not have specific clamp pliers as the clamp could fly off. Once the front of the washer has been removed, take a quick look for water damage or any obvious signs of where the leak is coming from. If it is not obvious, run water to test.

$9.14

Leveling Leg and Pad

This leveling leg, which includes a lock nut and a pad, is used to keep washing machines still and balanced. If your washer shakes and moves excessively, then this could be an easy...

$23.46

Lid Switch Actuator - Black

This is part of the lid switch actuator mechanism and activates the lid switch, when the lid is closed, to start the wash cycle and when the lid is open, it stops the cycle.

$3.02

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$5.10

Screw, 8/18 x 3/8

This screw is sold individually.

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Intermittent problem with lid switch, no high speed spin/pump out

  • Customer: Linda from La Porte, IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 38 of 52 people found this instruction helpful
Disconnect power, unsnap and raise machine top cover w/lid, remove old switch - two screws under lid, taking care to not drop loose actuator lever into machine. Remove control panel back and disconnect switch wire connector. Intall new switch, taking care to not drop loose actuator lever into machine, connect switch wires inside control panel. Replace pan... read more

Lid switch had deteriated over time and no longer made contact

  • Customer: James from Rochester, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 8 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
removed the screw holding the actuator, ordered the new part and replaced it when it arrived. Shipping was really fast and I even received it one day early. read more

Washer Spin Cycle Stopped

  • Customer: Diana from La Mirada, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the screw from the side of the lid of the washer. Took off the old Lid Switch Actuator and screwed in the new one. Took a little elbow grease because the old screw was tight but no longer than 15 minutes tops. read more