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WFW8300SW02 Whirlpool Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for WFW8300SW02 parts

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The rubber boot assembly is not the same configuration as the original equipment.

  • Customer: Mike from wilton manors FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
I had to cut new slots in the metal base of the machine cabinet to accommodate the different configuration for the rubber boot assembly. Thankfully the new pump works like a charm.

the strike hook was broken

  • Customer: david from st petersburg FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 16 people found this instruction helpful
replacing the hook was simple 2 torx screws. the latch assembly seemed ok I could hear it trying to latch the hook so i just replace the broken hook.

water running in all the time

  • Customer: Brian from Liberty NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Turned water supply off ,took the top of washing machine off, took water valve out installed new 1unit worked ok

Locking the drum for moving

  • Customer: francis from Columbia TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Remove the plastic caps from the rear of the machine. Insert the locking bolts into the slots. There is a clip on the bolts with a corresponding hole in the outside edge of the slots, this tells you exactly where to place the bolt. In my case i used a large flat head screw driver to move the drum into alignment with the bolt by inserting the driver into a different slot and prying the drum into place. When i had the first bolt started and about hald way in, i did the diagonly opposite bolt, got that one about half way in then did th elast two. i did not need to pry much on these two as the drum was no lined up fairly well with the bolts. I tightened them up and moved the washer. You do NOT need to call a maytag agent to come out and do this.

broke the soap drawer on the machine

  • Customer: William from Laramie WY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
pulled the old drawer out
unclipped the good parts that were attached to the broken drawer by the plastic clips holding them
clipped the good parts onto the new part
replaced the drawer back in the machine
works like new

Both outside door handles turned very beige

  • Customer: Howard from Boynton Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 4 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Everything worked perfectly---thanks to the suggestion of your call center agent. She suggested that since the replacement door handles were no longer available, I should consider repainting them--it worked like a charm. Please tell her she was a life saver. We rent that house in Fl and my returning tenants had complained about the discoloring refer handles. Thank you

leaking at door

  • Customer: william from wauseon OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 9 of 28 people found this instruction helpful
once i figure out how to take off front panel it went quite smoothly also my wife gave me a hand putting the bellows on,her fingers were smaller so it was alittle easier for her

Bought a washer without front leveling feet

  • Customer: Rick from Lennon MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was simple as you can imagine. Thought I could buy these legs at any big box store or at least at the local hardware store. No such luck. Partselect had the right product---easy to order and easy to install. Things around here are great.

Washer posting a f6 error

  • Customer: Robert from Salt Lick KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 11 of 36 people found this instruction helpful
This was an easy fix . PartSelect was quick and had all the info I needed to repair my washer. Plus shipping was super fast. Thanks

Wouldn' drain f21 then after I drained it it gave f33

  • Customer: Dennis from Waco TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the pump assembly. The different type of clamp supplied in the kit was very helpful.

Leaking flex pipe

  • Customer: Fred from West Seneca NY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Perfect part...saved me hundreds on labor. Thanks!

Whirlpool Front loader washining machine F21 error code

  • Customer: Don from Lyndeborough NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged washer first! Removed front bottom panel by removing three screws, unscrewed the Drain Plug assembly by turning drain plug counter clockwise with a bucket to catch excess water from washer. Used pliers to remove spring clamps from washer agitator drain hose and then removed the spring clamp from the hose going to drain. Checked hoses for obstructions, then Slide Drain Pump assembly up to the right to remove. Then installed new Drain Pump assembly by sliding pump into slot to the left. Connected the agitator and drain hose to new Drain Pump and fastened with spring clamps. Plugged in AC line cord and turned washer on and started a quick wash cycle to check for leaks and to see if the water drained from washer properly. The water drained from washer and error code did not appear. The error code F21 reappeared during the second wash cycle. After closer inspection with a flash light, I found a large piece of cloth caught between the washer agitator and washer tub covering the drain by shining the flash light up towards the Agitator tub. This was solved by removing the Drain Pump assembly and all of the drain hoses again. Then removing the the large hose from the agitator tub and then removing the large piece of cloth from agitator tub. After reassembly, the washer worked like new!

My washer would not drain, weird noises, etc.

  • Customer: Antonio from La Puente CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This part worked great! Completely fixed all the problems that I had with my washer. A bit hard to actually place it in(pliers are necessary) but otherwise very easy to install.

washer would not turn on

  • Customer: MICHAEL from ELY MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed retaining ring on front gasket, pulled gasket back, took out door lock latch, unhooked wires, then reversed method to replace.

made a loud knockin banging noise on spin cycle

  • Customer: melynda from Ruston LA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
the repair cost was about 1300$ from a repairman! and they wanted to replace the complete inside drum assembly, so i decided to break it down myself and i'm an average do it yourselfer 1. unplug machine 2. remove water hoses 3. remove the top 4. remove back panel and front complete 5. remove all inside connecting wires but leave them close as to make it easy to reconnect 6. take all three shocks loose from bottom of drum and remove all counter weights (concrete) 2 on front and 1 in back as to keed drum ballanced for removal and 7. remove the complete drum 8. set drum down door side down and remove pully and then all the metal clips with a flat screw driver and lift back portion of the outer drum up and remove. then the inner drum will be visable 9. take the 6 Torx (star) screws out of the drum support and remove! and semply reverse the process for assembly! taken photos of the process will help the assembly process as well
All Instructions for the WFW8300SW02
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