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by WhiteGd » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:50 am

Hi all

I have an integrated washer/dryer (i.e. Smeg WDI12C) that I want to replace.

I have two questions:

1. If I change to another brand (e.g. Zanussi, Beko), I am not sure if the panel door hinges are in the right locations. Has anyone been successful in changing a Smeg washer to another brand without ruining your panel door? It seems like for Zanussi/AEG the hinge distance is 416mm but the hinge distance for Smeg is 413mm - would the 3mm be an issue?

2. If I keep to Smeg, I noticed the depth is existing washer is 550mm but all the new Smeg has 560mm+20mm (http://www.smeguk.com/product/wdi147/). Is the 20mm the panel door? Also is 3cm a big difference in depth. I think I have a standard kitchen depth.

Any help much appreciated! Thank you in advance.
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by electrofix » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:09 am

hit this problem all the time. nothing is standard so you have to get the door redrilled to match the new machine

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by WhiteGd » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:04 am

Thanks for your reply Dave.
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