The Academy's Professor Emeritus of all things Samsung (and LG, too, BTW), john63, expertly guides us thru the hand jive for replacing the door boot seal on a Samsung front load washing machine ...
Remove 2 silver screws at the rear/back of the TOP COVER.
Slide the TOP COVER rearward about 2 inches and lift off
Remove DETERGENT DISPENSER DRAWER
Remove the FRONT CONTROL PANEL (pull top of panel towards you)
Open door and remove the SPRING/CLAMP from the DOOR GASKET (use a screwdriver to pry the spring located at the 6 o'clock location of the gasket). Peel the door gasket from the lip & leave loose.
Remove the 2 screws from the DOOR LOCK/SWITCH ASSY (let the door switch fall into the washer)
Remove the small access panel/cover from the PUMP STRAINER HOUSING (lower front of washer)
After removing the small access panel---there's a single screw that secures the plastic housing---remove that screw and pull out the plastic housing (leave the PUMP STRAINER in place)
Remove the screws from the top of the FRONT COVER/PANEL (entire front of the washer) and pull the FRONT COVER/PANEL towards you. Lift up slightly and remove.
Remove the tub COUNTER WEIGHTS
Remove the old GASKET
Re-install in reverse order.
Before installing the larger gasket CLAMP at the front of the washer---re-install the DOOR LOCK./SWITCH ASSY (2 screws).
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