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How to Change a Washing Machine Hose

Posted on August 3rd, 2016

Plumbing Companies in Gilbert | Plumbing MedicThere is no bigger home flooding risk than a burst washing machine hose.  Fortunately, this common problem has a simple fix. Follow these steps to change your washing machine hose out for a new, long-lasting, braided stainless steel hose.

How to Change a Washer Hose:

  1. First, you will need to turn your valves off.

  2. Turn your washing machine on for a second and then turn it back off. This will relieve some of the pressure from the hose.

  3. Take a pair of channel locks and loosen the washing machine hose. You may get a little bit of water from the excess pressure, but once you break the seal, the water will stop.

  4. Take the old hose off and replace it with a braided stainless steel washing machine hose.

  5. Hook the new hose onto your valve and turn the hose about a quarter turn until it is snug.

  6. Turn the hose until it is snug on the washing machine itself, just as you did with the valve.

Watch our video below to see our Service Manager, Mike Roberts, change a washer hose:

If you don’t think that you can tackle this project on your own, we are always here to help! Contact our professional plumbing technicians by giving us a call at (602) 649-6435.

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