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Author Topic: LG Tromm washing Machine Sticky Hinges  (Read 6134 times)

Offline ruufman58

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LG Tromm washing Machine Sticky Hinges
« on: October 13, 2012, 03:37:02 PM »

I have a washer model wm2688hwm.The door is getting hard to open and close.Do the hinges need lube and if so what type?

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Re: LG Tromm washing Machine Sticky Hinges
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2012, 06:55:37 PM »
This is a typical problem. The hinges get corroded by drips from the dispenser usually. The hinge should be replaced. Often a screw or two will not come out. It's best to get the screws too. They aren't to expensive. There was a change at one point - the hinge was modified. From what I recall the new hinge works with the old panel and door but it takes a different amount of screws. If you provide your model and serial number I will look up any changes that may apply.

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Re: LG Tromm washing Machine Sticky Hinges
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2012, 07:07:54 AM »
thanks clman the model # iswm2688 hwm.Will I need to pull off the front of the machine? :thanks:

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Re: LG Tromm washing Machine Sticky Hinges
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2012, 07:09:44 AM »
Sorry the model should read WM2688 HWM :oops:

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Re: LG Tromm washing Machine Sticky Hinges
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2012, 11:24:03 AM »
Yes you do need to take the front off. I need the serial number also.