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Taking the bolt out of the wash plate of a Samsung top load

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Taking the bolt out of the wash plate of a Samsung top load washer is it counter clockwise or clockwise
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Samsung is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Two years old model WA422PRHDWR/AA
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes on it now
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I am replacing the dampers and inner basket because the basket seperated
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

The bolt is just counter clockwise. Just pop off the center cap on the center of the wash plate, and then you need a socket set to remove the bolt down underneath which is regular thread so you just turn it counter clockwise to remove the bolt.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

The large wash nut below the wash plate comes off with an adjustable wrench and that one is reverse thread when you get to it. So you would turn that clockwise to remove.

Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

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