Can you replace the gasket on a front load washer?
If your door seal has blackened beyond what cleaning can fix or is old and damaged, it can be replaced. Start this repair by unplugging your washer and disconnecting it from the water. This is for safety and because you may require quite a bit of disassembly to get to the door gasket.
How do you clean the rubber gasket on a Samsung front load washer?
a) Mix a diluted solution of ¾ cup (177ml) of liquid chlorine bleach and 3.8 litres of warm tap water. b) Wipe the seal area with the diluted solution using a damp cloth. c) Wait five minutes. d) Wipe down the area thoroughly with a dry cloth and leave it to dry.
When should I replace washer gasket?
- Brittle and Stiff. In order to form a proper seal, the plastic will be pretty pliable.
- Dirty and Smelly. As it is exposed to water on a regular basis, mold and other bacteria may start to grow on the seal of your washer.
- Leaking Water.