The most common problem with washing machines is leaking through the tray poroshkovanija. Drops of water flow down directly on the dashboard. They can also get hidden inside the shock absorbers, from which they rust and the machine starts to jump during the spin cycle. The problem with the leaking pan is unpleasant, but easily avoidable, and at home.
- citric acid;
- silicone sealant.
The process of repair of the leak pan poroshkovanija
For repairs, you need to shut off the water supply to the machine and disconnect it from the mains. Then using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the rear screws holding the top cover and remove it. Next, remove the pan poroshkovanija movement itself.
After removing the tray cover and open the screws that secure the instrument panel.
They are also out and the panel removed. Connected to it the wires can’t be disconnected. You only need to open access for dismantling of the container poroshkovanija.
Next, disconnect the pipe connected to proshparennye, pre-compressing the hose clamps. After unscrewing the screws boroscoping removed.
Pushing the latch, remove the lid of the container poroshkovanija. Inside it you can see the scum and dried-on clumps of powder. This all is the cause of the leak. Layers changing the direction of water flowing through the holes of poroshkovanija, from which it is sprayed to the sides outside of the tray and flows down the machine to the floor.
It is necessary to wash the body of poroshkovanija from the scale. For this, he is immersed in a hot aqueous solution of citric acid.
That will dissolve the deposits, and details in a few hours will be good as new. You can use vinegar or hydrochloric acid. They do not harm plastic poroshkovanija but citric acid is best, as it has no odor, although a bit longer.
As soon as the scale will fall off, you can wash the parts with a brush and after drying to collect the container poroshkovanija back. For insurance you need to mark the junction of cap and container with silicone to avoid seepage of water through microscale.
Immediately after the halves of the container to snap into, it is important to insert the exit tray to the passing on his sled he removed the silicone. Further, the tray is removed and cleaned, if it is stuck to the sealant.
After that, the machine is going in reverse order. The silicone completely hardens after a day, but after a couple of hours it will hold on quite tightly, so you start washing.