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SWS833HS1 Westinghouse Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for SWS833HS1 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 SWS833HS1
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plastic start knob stem broke off

  • Customer: melissa from west chicago, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
First I unscrewed the back panel to be able to lift the cover off the control panel. I then removed the cover off the control panel and slid the knob into the locking tabs. I replaced the cover and screwed the back panel back into place.

water over flowing, old valve stuck open.

  • Customer: william from mayfield, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Part came in, fast delivery. Took 10 minutes to install. Real easy works great.
Thanks PartSelect.

Hot water was not entering the machine, but cold water flowed smoothly

  • Customer: Ronald from Saint Louis, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
1. Turned off water to washing machine.
2. Used plyers to disconnect the hoses at the back of the washer.
3. Unscrewed old inlet valve from back.
4. Opened top panel of washer and disconnected hose running to wash basin.
4. Lifted the old unit out and unplugged electrical wiring.
5. Reverse above and you're finished!
If you're reading this you can probably do the repair.
Saved myself $500+ on a new washing machine. Wife is happy.

knob broke to adjust temperatures on dryer

  • Customer: Diana from MCVEYTOWN, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
old knob was broken so didn't stay on and work so had to use pleris to adjust temperatures when needed but now just put new knob on and we are in buisness and like new again!!! So glad I found your company and had the knob i needed and fast service!! thanks :)

hot water kept filling the tank

  • Customer: Bob from Birdsboro, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the following instructions provided by the parts page and they were EXCELLENT! I had NO problems and was actually enjoyable to fix, thx. to these instructions listed below. Many thanks!!!! FIRST I REMOVED THE TOP PANEL HELD BY FOUR SCREWS AT REAR OF PANEL, PULLING THE PANEL FOWARD AND UP. THEN DISCONNECTED THE POWER AND WATER CONNECTIONS. THEN I REMOVED THE TWO SCREWS HOLDING THE FLOW VALVE TO THE WASHER REAR PANEL,PULLED THE VALVE FOWARD ,REMOVED THE TWO ELECTRIC CONNECTORS, PINCHED THE WATER CLAMP WITH PLIERS AND REMOVED THE WATER CONNECTION TO THE VALVE. THEN REPLACED WITH THE NEW VALVE FOLLOWED THE ABOVE STEPS IN REVERSE ORDER, FINISHING UP BY RE PLACING THE WATER CONNECTIONS AND POWER. THEN CHECKED FO PROPER REPLACENENT AND LEAKS BEFORE REPLACING TOP PANEL

Broken Selector Knob

  • Customer: William from Alexandria, IN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
This repair took only about 15 seconds to complete. It just involved pushing the new knob on the selector. The provided video should give you the confidence to complete this task.. I invested $11.00 for the part. I would hate to see the cost to have a repairman come and fix this. Worth every penny

motor burnt out

  • Customer: ANNA from STATEN ISLAND, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
my husband did the work he can fix anything.i watched he explained what he was doing and how he was getting it done.it did"nt take long at all.the biggest problem was setting the belt tensioner . its running great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Knobs broke off for end of signal and start, needed 2 new knobs

  • Customer: Stephanie from Parma, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Let me start by saying, I ordered these 2 knobs for my dryer and they came faster than lightning. I was so glad to know that I could order something and have it within 48hours. KUDOS! Onto the actual item, I got the 2 knobs and since it was just the knobs that broke off and not the mechanism itself, I just took the knobs out of the package and put them on the mechanism by pushing on and VIOLA! , I was done!
If I ever need anymore parts for any of my other appliances I will sure use Parts Select and I will sure tell my friends about you guys too!!
Good Prices.. Fast Shipping.. gotta love it!

starter knob was broken

  • Customer: Sumedha from Miami Beach, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
just slid the new knob and that was it.I have say about PartSelect.com , it was very easy to place order and next day i rec'd the part. excellent service.

went to turn the app on and knob broke off and went into the machine

  • Customer: Joseph from Philadelphia, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
This is a case of not knowing the proper tool to do the job. I went to turn on the machine and the knob broke( common on this machine). The stub of the knob fell into the machine. Thought that the access plate was put on with screws. I saw that the hole was similar to an allen hole. I couldn't get the screws out so called a repairman. He spent 10 minutes, charged me $65 and then told me that most newer appliances need a tool called a robertsons screw driver to get the screws out without stripping them. I felt like a dope, a $4 tool could have saved me $59. A word to the wise, learn what tools do the job and this won't happen to you. JT

The Washer and Dry knobs were broke

  • Customer: ENIEL from STOCKBRIDGE, GA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Just push the new knobs on slot. Very simple process. The best part is that it was relatively cheap and the shippping to my home was fast. Thanks.

Turn-on knob broke.

  • Customer: David from Everett, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed broken knob and installed the new by hand.

dryer wouldn't start

  • Customer: mark from avon, CT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
looked at broken starter knob
picked up the replacement knob
put it on the metal stem
and voila!!!!!

Knob cracked

  • Customer: ED from Byron, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
pushed on new knob... Really fast shipping!!!!!

knob broke

  • Customer: mark from sun city, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
no problem, pushed the new knob on and all worked as it should.
All Instructions for the SWS833HS1
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