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Author Topic: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement  (Read 15455 times)

Offline scrapiron

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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2012, 08:40:49 AM »
Yeah, you REALLY want that inner spring tool. The tension on that inner spring/wire makes it really difficult to do without the tool. a Vise-grip locking pliers on each end of that spring is another way.

Offline wildimaginations

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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #11 on: May 23, 2012, 03:46:29 PM »
You really need both tools.  The springs are really strong and it's almost impossible to put them on the boot.
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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2012, 09:45:56 PM »
Although I haven't changed any LG door boots, I've had a few front panels off.  I haven't found the front clamp to be any more difficult to install than a Whirlpool clamp.  I hold the left end of the spring in place with my knee.  Then I use both hands to work the wire into place.  Takes maybe 15 seconds. 


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