Indesit Washing Machine Drum Paddle

Stock Number: ES186730

Manufactured by Ariston

(This part fits select Indesit models)

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Rated 4.6 out of 5 (265 customers)

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Your washing machine's drum paddle / clothes lifter  keeps your laundry circulating properly, ensuring that your clothes come out of the washer clean.

  • Base dimensions: 225 x 55mm
  • 12 holes

This spare drum paddle is a genuine part and will fit select Ariston, Creda, Hotpoint, Indesit and New World washing machines. Please check the list of compatible appliances prior to ordering.

How to replace a washing machine drum paddle

This video should help with fitting this part. However, the exact layout and fitting technique may differ for your make and model.

Be safe - always unplug any appliance from the electricity supply before carrying out any work on it.
If you are in any doubt contact a qualified repairer.

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Rated 4.6 out of 5 (265 customers)
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  • Quick to arrive, quick to fit.

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    Ordered these and they arrived two days later. They were near identical to the ones they were replacing and I'd managed to fit all three in less than 30 seconds. Would recommend as a replacement for the original parts which all broke after 6 months usage.
  • Easy to buy, fitted in a minute. Great service.

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    By - Falkirk, Stirlingshire

    On my first time to this site, I was delighted with the ease of ordering the paddles for my Hotpoint washing machine drum. On arrival 2 days later I fitted the paddle within 1 minute (keeping 2 as spares), so simple to fit, just push down and slide into place. E spares---A class!
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    By - darlington

    The part was very easy to fit and postage as usual was quick price was excellent. thank you espares.

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  • Q How do I get these to fit properly? 2 Answers

    I have tried fitting replacements but there is a metal piece in the centre that when upright prevents the paddles from sliding/cliping into place. If I bend this piece down and flush with the drum then the paddles slide/clip perfectly into place, however when I use the machine the paddles are not held securely and snap off (again!). I now need to order more of these but need to know how I get them to hold in place after fitting - i.e. how do I get the metal piece in position to hold them?

    By Tra77 - 02 August 2010

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      I used a short length of thin string to lift the metal tab back up after fitting the paddle. Before fitting I bent the tab flush with the drum. I then looped the string around the tab (no knots) and fed the loose ends through a hole in the paddle. The paddle was pushed into place and then gripping both ends of the string I pulled the tab back up. The string was then removed by pulling one loose end.

      By secret mile muncher - Denbighshire - 08 October 2010

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      We do have a help video for fitting this part but cannot advise beyond this unfortunately. If you require further assistance please contact an engineer for fitting this part.

      By eSparesMalindi eSpares Staff - 03 August 2010

  • Q All three paddles have broken off my Indesit WIL133UK at the same time. Any suggestions why this may have happened? 2 Answers

    By cllyjo - 07 February 2010

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      Going to be a bit late with this answer I think but when it happened to my machine it was an Allen Key swirling about at the back of the drum that was shearing off the plastic clips that hold the paddles in place!

      By asheriff - Edinburgh - 12 October 2011

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      Sorry we don't diagnose faults, only replace the spare parts. Should you need technical assistance, please speak to an engineer.

      By eSparesMalindi eSpares Staff - 10 June 2010

  • Q problem removing broken paddle 1 Answer

    I received the paddle I ordered for my Hotpoint washing machine very promptly. We have looked at your video how to remove and fit new paddle, but we are unable to remove the broken one. Help!!!

    By VJ - North Wales - 01 July 2015

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      The paddle is prevented from accidently coming off by the metal 'spring or flap' on the drum shown here: this will stop the paddle from being removed until it is pushed down enough to clear the paddle.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 03 July 2015

  • Q I have an Indesit WD12X and one of the drum paddles just came off. Just wondered if it is easy to fit the new one and if I could get instructions? 1 Answer

    By salj03 - 27 July 2010

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      My model number is different but if fitting is the same you place the paddles over the grooves in the drum then push forward or back into the narrow section of the grooves and the paddles are secure quite literally a minutes job.

      By tapper - West Midlands - 05 August 2010

  • Q how do i get the old paddle off 1 Answer

    wf561puk washing machine paddle has a hole in it but i cant work out how it comes off to fit the new one i have just ordered, any suggestions.

    By waveyd - hull - 24 August 2009

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      It should just slide towards you. It may be a bit stuck as they are tight fitting but it will slide towards you with a bit of effort then the new one simply slides back onto the metal slots. Hope this helps.

      By workjagwoman - Carlisle - 03 November 2009