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WHDSR315DAWW General Electric Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for WHDSR315DAWW parts

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All Instructions for the WHDSR315DAWW
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water pump died

  • Customer: Richard from Mansfield, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Was easy. Removed pump, ordered yours and replaced

control knob's inner teeth were ground down and wouldn't adjust timer knob

  • Customer: james from fairfield, CT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered both control knob ($6.46) and timer knob ($22.61).I didn't need/use the timer knob, so I returned it. I switched out the control knob by removing plastic pin and replaced w/ new control knob & pin. My 3-yr old grandson sat on the dryer and held the flashlight. I certainly saved mucho by not calling "repair-man"..Total repair was $6.46 + S & H.Now, if we can just keep this baby (family of 6)going til it's time to downsize.

leaking

  • Customer: Nicolas from Palisades Park, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
As directed by the book.

Leaking water on final pump out

  • Customer: Francis from Rochester, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed front panal & operate to see leak origion. Found the side of the pump cracked and split. Part Select sent the exact replacement part! Unplug washer. Remove ront panal; using a putty knife and a bit of preasure at the two release clips. Using pliers or small vise grips, squeeze hose clamps and locate back out of the way and remove two hoses. Have a shallow pan below to catch remainig water. Unhook the electric connections, taking note of where. Using nut driver or small ratchet, remove the two mounting screws and pump. I used new screw type hose clamps in lieu of the originals.

Washer would not drain or Spin!

  • Customer: Danny from Clarksdale, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First I unplugged the washer and then removed the front panel of the washing machine using the puddy knife running it along the top edge approximately 3 inches inward from each corner found the tab on each end and pushed in with the knife until the panel popped loose from the top tabs. I then located the pump motor on the lower front right side of the machine and compared it to the new one that I had purchased,(they were the same) Note;be sure all the water is drained from the washer otherwise get ready for a bath approximately 1 gallon of water came out of the drain hose that is located on the back of the pump after using the pliers to squeeze the clap and remove the hose,this was the worst of the whole job,then remove the inlet hose on the top by squeezing the spring clamp with the pliers. Next unplug the harness located in the front of the pump,and then last take a 1/4 drive ratchet w/extension and a 10 mm socket and remove the 2 hex screws on the mounting plate. Install the new pump and motor assembly in reverse order with the instructions above and you should be washing clothes in no time. Thanks

agitator stopped agitating

  • Customer: bryon from zephyrhills, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
There are many on-line videos to help you do this. It's so easy, even a beginner handyperson can do it. For this model, just run a strap under the agitator to assist you in lifting it up off the coupler (good tug). Remove the old worn coupler, put the new one on, set the agitator back on by giving it a little downward push.

Agitator would not agitate

  • Customer: Jeffrey from Louisville, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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.

beyond belief!!

  • Customer: Hilda from harpswell, ME
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After ordering the part on a Friday afternoon, I was amazed to have it delivered before 2PM the next day. The part was the timer knob and it was a perfect fit. It took less than 15 minutes to replace the faulty knob with the brand new one. Amazing!!!

Agitator would not turn, dampening strap broken, timer knob striped.

  • Customer: Michael from Nashville, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled front panel off to replace the dampening strap, removed knob clip to release timer knob, removed agitator from inside drum and replaced coupler.
All Instructions for the WHDSR315DAWW
481-495 of 647