20 Most Recent Hotpoint WMA74 Front Load Washer Questions & Answers

hi it is a jubilee around rubber cup with hose to pump connected to botton of drum

Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on Feb 17, 2014

If red keyhole symblo is flashing continuously, make sure the door is firmly closed. this should then clear the symbol.
Hope this solves your problem. Come back to me if you need more info.
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Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on Feb 08, 2013

wire may have fallen off switch, or shorted

Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on Feb 08, 2013

Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.
Turn off the water at the wall connection and remove the water hoses from the inlet water valve. Remove the inlet screens and wash them under slowly running water by rubbing your fingers over them. Reinstall the inlet screens and re-connect the water hoses to the machine. Remove the hoses at the wall connection and make sure the installer has not installed inlet screens on the hoses. If there are inlet screens on the hoses also clean the inlet screens. Then reconnect the hoses.. turn on the water and test for leaks then test the machine.

This should get you going unless you have relly low water pressure in the home.

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Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on Feb 08, 2013

do this and fix it. God bless you
However read the instr. manual section troubleshooting /
if doesnot have download from www.fitness.manualsonline.com
The processes below will get most controls unlocked.

Duet Washer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 15 seconds.

Whirlpool Duet Dryer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 15 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Washer - Press and hold the DRAIN/SPIN button for 15 seconds.

Some Models- Press and hold the control lock button for 15 seconds.

If none of these work try unplugging for 5 minutes

Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on Sep 29, 2012

yes you can turn it, but be aware that on some occasion there might be some spashes even when the cut is at the top side. Dissassemble the spring-assembly (clamp-assembly) at the front side when door is openusing flat screwdriver. remove the top cover by undoing two screws one at each side of the top cover. pull out the detergent compartment, and undo three screws positioned from the front side just behind the detergent drawer, slide all the front panel to right side and it will come of. now unscrew three screws which been covered by front panel. gently pull all the front casing and disconnect the door-lock (2wire connection) put the front casing aside and dissassemble or just loosen enough clamp-assembly at the other end of rubber where the it is attached to the drum. turn the rubber to either side 180 degrees and assemble everything in the reverse order. Please make sure the rubber is properly in it's place when assembling.

Let me know about your progress.

Good Luck

Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on Oct 22, 2011

Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

I would gently suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor/pump lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters and many machines will not even go to rinse or spin or release the door lock if there is any water still left inside.

Following are my complete and hopefully 'coverall' pre-typed guidance notes for checking both the drain motor filter and the drain motor ;-0)

If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!). These panels are either held on by (plasic) screws or will just pull off. Most filters are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play.
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. Using something suitable like a glove see if it is easy to briefly slow the motor down. If it is easy then the motor is malfunctioning.

If this has assisted you please consider a 4 thumbs up for the rating.
Thanks and good luck!
John C

Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on Sep 01, 2011

Hi Naomi from retired Englishman in SW France,

In a word- YES!
You will need to purchase, from a hardware (?) store, a 'Y' adapter. Upside down the single end (internal thread) screws into the cold water supply and the hot and cold washer pipes screw into the double end (external threads). The washer is fooled into thinking it has hot and cold! When it expects hot, it opens its hot valve but instead gets the cold water and has to heat it up. It will therefore take longer for the machine to do the washing. When it wants cold for rinses, it opens its cold valve and gets the same water! Simple ;-0)

If this has assisted you please consider a 4 thumbs up for the rating.
Thanks and good luck,
John C

Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on Jul 07, 2011

hello it sound like the brushes on the motor could be the cause 2 plastic blocks sit either side of the motor these are made of carbon and wear down can cause the motor to stop working also the other causes could be interlock on the door and module control board hope it helps


Hotpoint WMA74... | Answered on May 24, 2011

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