If your washing machine or tumble dryer's door hinge is on its last legs, or an accident has left it broken, why not let eSpares help today? This spare hinge from Hotpoint could be the ideal replacement that can get your old appliance back to its best. Those clothes will be fresh, clean and warm again in no time!
Spare part suitable for select models of Creda, Hotpoint and many more brands of washers and dryers.
Please check the list of suitable models to ensure that this spare part will fit your appliance.
On some Hotpoint machines the hinge is screwed to a metal plate behind the front panel.
To identify this and prevent the plate falling into the machine unscrew both hinge screws by a couple of turns until loose enough to move. If moving one screw the other also moves they are attached to this plate.
Either take of the top or disconnect the door seal to hold and remove the plate when removing the hinge screws.
Then place the top screw back holding the plate in place as the door is lifted away until you are ready to refit the new hinge.
How to fix a washing machine door hinge
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.
QWhat can you do if the hinge backplate falls inside ?3 Answers
I hadn't read this - wish I had ! So when I unscrewed the hinges I heard something fall which I now know was the hinge backplate and I have nothing to screw the hinges into. Is there any way to open it up to get the hinge plate back in line or any way to replace with a new hinge plate ?
- 08 January 2009
This happened on my hotpoint Aquarius. Quite simply make sure machine is isolated, take off the lid by undoing two screws at the back and you'll see the back plate lying there. On my appliance the back plate clips on so you can reattach single handedly..
Hope this helps
By Lawrence- Oxford UK
- 14 January 2015
Dont worry, it happerned to me and was easy to over come, you only need to take the top off, then just need to tip the machine up a little, put two big books under each front corner of the machine, this will not be to much that it can fall over, put your arm under and you will find it, then may be get some one to help you hold the front of the hinge and you can hold the back part by putting your arm down through the top, then this can be screwed back on. It will save you a small furtune doing it your self, Thanks to espares.
By Drumski- Dorset
- 04 March 2010
OK, for future DIY`ers; Do not let this happen if avoidable, BUT, when installing the hinge...DISCONNECT THE FRONT TUB RUBBER SEAL FROM THE FRONT OF THE WASHING MACHINE and you can hold the Backplate inside as you put the screws through OUTSIDE HINGE and screw it up. OR, remove the TOP COVER and FRONT TOP PANEL and SOAP TRAY so as to REACH DOWN to hold the back plate. I have not ever had this machine of mine turned on its` side but I think that most all machines of these types are OPEN UNDERNEATH so that you could search around for it.
Fitted the part as per instructions and it fits like a glove. There is no damage at all to the inner and outer door trim but we have an annoying leak, it appears water is getting inbetween the door trims building up and then leaking out. Its obvious something we have done as the leak wasn't present before. Any ideas what we should be rechecking? Thanks for your help.
By nottmdon- Nottm UK
- 22 November 2014
The door glass should seal to the cabinet. If moisture or water is leaking from the bottom of the door it is likely to be due to damage to the seal allowing moist air to escape.
Model WM75P. I have seperated the inner and outer door parts but the hinge bearings do not lift as per tghe video. The spindle has snapped at the entrance to the bearing. How do I lift the bearing and remove the broken spindle. I have ordered spare part 016/4333/- but how do I fit the spindle into the bearings ?
By Anonymous- Howden, east Yorkshire
- 05 December 2013
If a hinge bearing is blocked by the hinge pin look for a small hole at the opposite end, if one is fitted use a small drill or nail to push the hinge pin out of the bearing. If you cannot remove the pin order the hinge bearing itself.
QSeperating front and rear door trim on Hotpoint Aquarius WM611 Answer
I have bought a replacement hinge for my Hotpoint Aquarius washing machine ! I cannnot get the front and rear door trims apart !
I have removed the screws but the trims will not "pop" apart !
I do not want to force them and risk damaging the trims !
Can you advise please ?
By Swiftnick- Swindon Wilts
- 15 November 2013
The two parts of the door clip together and can be difficult to separate, use a smooth lever like an old spoon or cycle tyre lever to gently prise the pieces apart.