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VBXR1070W1WW Hotpoint Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for VBXR1070W1WW 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 VBXR1070W1WW
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Agitator would not agitate

  • Customer: Jeffrey from Louisville, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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The repair was really simple. I pulled off the agitator cap by hand, then put my fingers under the agitator itself. There should be some play in how much the agitator can be lifted up. Some instructions and how-to videos tell you to use a leather belt to remove the agitator but I didn't have a problem removing it with my hands. One quick, hard pull did the trick. Under the agitator, you'll see the agitator coupling, which s held on buy a 7/16" bolt on top. Use a nut driver or a socket to remove the bolt and pull the coupling straight up. Use a wire brush to scrape away all the crud underneath it and on the metal splines. Once the area is reasonably clean, slide the new coupling into place and reattach it with the new bolt that is provided. Line up the grooves in the coupling with the grooves in the agitator and snap it back down into place. Replace the agitator cap and you're all done.

leaking drain line

  • Customer: frederick from CHARLOTTE, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took screw driver unscrew the srews remove the drain hole stuck the new hole in it,s place and replace with new srews that was it.

broken dampening straps

  • Customer: kenneth from mazeppa, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed front of washer and removed top of washer very easy to replace 4 dampening straps (2 straps were broken replaced all 4

Bought the unit used and noticed when i opened the front of the washer indications of the pump leaking and some rust on the pump/motor bracket.

  • Customer: james from baltimore, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First i noticed a small leak coming from the pump assembly dripping onto the motor/pump bracket with indications that it had been doing this for some time.Looking @ this i then took the pump/motor assembly off cleaning the inlet and outlet of pump off so i could plug one side of the pump while blowing into the inlet side of the pump verifying that the gaskets around the pump assembly was in fact leaking.Replacement was very easy.Purchased a new pump/motor assembly from parts select and received it in three days.Used a flat tip screw driver to press on top front clips pulled away from front of washer then up and off.The pump/motor assembly only has two screws holding it down then i pulled off the electrical connector after that used channel locks to remove both inlet and outlet hoses off pump.Installed new. very easy

Water drip into washing well

  • Customer: Scott from Jupiter, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged washer. Shutoff water supplies. Removed control panel. Disconnected wiring to valve. Removed hoses from old valve. Removed valve mounting screws (x2). Installed new valve and secured with mounting screws. Replaced washers in supply hoses and reconnected hoses. Reconnected control wires. Turned on water supplies. Plugged washer into electric outlet. Tested. EVERYTHING WORKING SO FAR!!!

Washer agitator wouldn't agitate

  • Customer: Jose from Pulaski, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
remove the agitator by just pulling it up, remove the bolt that hold the agitator coupling down and install the new one.

Agitator Would Not Move

  • Customer: TIMOTHY from KANSAS CITY, KS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Found that the teeth and the agitator coupler hade stripped out. Replaced the coupling and everything worked great. 10 Min and $10. 00 Fixed it up.

water leak at drain hose extension

  • Customer: WILLIAM from HAMPTON, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed the drain hose clip and pulled the old broken drain hose extension out at base of washer rear... pushed the new drain hose extension into washer and screwed the new drain hose clip inot place two screws... very simple very easy very fast... problem solved

wouldnt agitate

  • Customer: Shawna from LaCenter, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took off old agitator, removed coupling that was bad and put new one on.

No High Speed Spin

  • Customer: ROBERT from MILWAUKEE, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It would agitate but not the final spin and no code on display or l. E. D. The led worked I had a green one on inverter I found that the fuse (in the wiring behind front panel )was blown or open probably a electron blew the fuse lol well then I replaced the fuse with an automotive fuse holder and installed a 10 amp fuse which was blown and went through the test cycle and I got nothing for agitate or spin (dohh) so the chart and online said bad motor / inverter I ordered one and received it in 4 days installed in 20 minutes and went through the test cycle with red l. E. D. And it passed so I reasembled took out my fuse and installed a jumper where the fuse was as instructed in literature with the new motor and im doing laundry again thank you

Water was not draining from washer

  • Customer: Jesus from Casa Grande, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My wife calls me and says that the washer is not draining water so I was like "great"...here goes more money. After I tried draining, cleaning, checking for leaks, I looked up possible causes and came across the water pump. I have bought from parts select and I love this website so I jumped on here, found the causes, diagram, installation videos, and cheap parts. Added to cart, paid, and was here in about two days. I disconnected the electricity, opened the front lid, took off the two hoses, unscrewed the pump, swapped in the new one and hooked it back up. The washer works like new, took me about 10 minutes. Thanks Partselect!!!!

A banging noise while the machine was washing.

  • Customer: Terrance from Eldom, MO
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was done like the video suggested to do and in the order. And it worked well.In the step by step procedure.

The agitator disconnected

  • Customer: Daniel from Oak Ridge, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was slightly difficult because the previous time I did this I over tightened the nut and it snapped. I had to drill out the broken screw and back it out prior to installing the new coupling. Once the broken screw was removed, the coupling went in easily and I tightened it JUST ENOUGH and NO MORE. The agitator easily snapped into place. Word to the wise, don't over tighten the nut that holds the coupling in place. It snaps REALLY EASILY.

agitator coupling broken

  • Customer: charles from WEST HEMPSTEAD, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed agitator unscrewed agitator coupling replaced with new one replaced agitator

I broke the switch while changing the tub straps

  • Customer: Larry from Porterville, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First unplug the washer. When changing the tub straps first remove the magnet switch from the lid. There is a tab at the rear of the switch & then you can bring the switch into the washer & then remove the lid assy. This will save the switch. If you do like I did then you will have to install a new switch because the lid fell & broke the switch. Installing the new switch was fairly easy. Push the tab at the rear of the switch in & push the switch up. I cut the two wires about 3 inches from the old switch & then strip the wires. I installed the two butt connectors before putting the switch in the washer. Then crimp the wires to the corresponding colored wires. Put the front back on the washer.
All Instructions for the VBXR1070W1WW
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