The Washer Fill Hose allows the appliance to fill with water and complete the cleaning cycle. Two hoses are needed per washing machine. This is a bulk 24-pack of 5-ft. L rubber hoses without washers that can be used across several brands; check to see if your model number is compatible. Replacing this accessory will require basic hand tools, but no disassembly of the appliance or repair experience. You must unplug the washer or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing the hose. Also make sure you turn off the hot and cold water supplies. Helpful Tip: We also recommend using affresh® Washing Machine Cleaner* (item W10501250) once a month to help reduce odor-causing residue that can build up in your washing machine's drain without proper care. *affresh® brand products are owned and distributed by Whirlpool Corporation.