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I have just replaced the drain pump on my washing machine and I'm suddenly unsure if what I've done is completely safe.

I have a Samsung washing machine, model WF7602NAW/XEE, ser no.: X8985ARQ500554D. I've used a new pump - model M224 XP, it's 40 watts and the old pump, model M-47 is 30 watts. Have I used the wrong part? Does the difference in wattage cause a problem?

The website I bought the part on said it fit for model WF7602, and I have a WF7602NAW/XEE what do the letters at the end of the model number mean in this case?

The old cover for the original pump also doesn't fit the new one, so I put in the new pump without anything covering it. Does this create a fire risk in the event any dust settles on top of it?

I've already done one wash cycle without any problems, but I wanted to be sure that this was safe.

I really appreciate any advice I can get!



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The risk from not fitting the pump cover is of water leaking from above it and getting onto the pump. If the pump cover wouldn't fit, and it's a higher wattage it would appear to be for a different model. I'd be tempted to get them to take it back. I couldn't say if it will cause any problems or not being a higher wattage but it's possible it could overload circuits on the pcb if they are designed to only use 30 watts.

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Thanks for your response Andy. I've now done a bunch of loads and haven't experienced any problems. I also contacted the supplier I got the part from and they said it fits my machine. I'm keeping an eye on it though and if there's the slightest sign of trouble I'll be calling in an expert.

Thanks again!

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