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LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« on: July 07, 2010, 04:26:24 PM »
Hello all, I am new here and I am about to tackle the job of replacing the washing machine door gasket on my LG Tromm. I need to post the model number, but it is the one with th 3 holes that get clogged and gets all full of mold and mildew. Does anyone have a step by step manual on how to change that out? I have the gasket already, but it sounds like i need some specialty pliers? Thanks in advance!

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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2010, 04:58:17 PM »
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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2010, 05:20:51 PM »
be sure to also get ther inner tub tool which is more difficult to put on, using the wrong tool for this cost me 13 stitches. also if you have a water bottle with a little bit of dish soap added helps get the gasket on easier.

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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2010, 05:24:05 PM »
 inner tub tool part # 383EER4004A
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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2010, 09:45:56 PM »
Wow, you guys are great! I just ordered the tools and once they are here I will swap out the gasket. Thanks!

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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2012, 09:25:21 PM »
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Re: Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2012, 11:27:10 PM »
be sure to also get ther inner tub tool which is more difficult to put on, using the wrong tool for this cost me 13 stitches. also if you have a water bottle with a little bit of dish soap added helps get the gasket on easier.

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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2012, 08:12:36 AM »
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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2012, 01:43:42 PM »
Thank you!!! O0

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Re: LG Tromm Washer Gasket Replacement
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2012, 03:08:48 PM »
The outer spring tool is unnecessary, just use your knee and both hands.  I haven't done a boot replacement on these yet, so I don't know if the inner spring tool is needed or not.

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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.

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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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