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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

May I suggest you read through these notes especially near the end on how to check that the pump is or is not actually running? I hope they help.

Here are my complete, general pre-typed guidance notes for checking filters and motors ;-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!) and held in by a round cover/knob.


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. If it doesn't work then the motor is malfunctioning!

Hope the filter is the problem and good luck!
John C

Hoover HF712... | Answered on Mar 11, 2011

I would not really recommend it as the fridge would be subject to vibration from the washer and the washer is not specified as part of a stackable system. That said it depends what you mean by a 'small fridge' and how much it weighs.

Hoover HF712... | Answered on Jan 28, 2011

only from hoover agent spares , machines at the dump or washing machine repair shops who may have some as spares

Hoover Washing... | Answered Yesterday

It could be the drum bearings are seizing or something is causing it to jam.

If this is the case the motor would work too hard and draw too much current and consequently would cut out for a time and then reset.

Removing the drivebelt and turning the drum by hand would show if this is probable.

Hoover Washing... | Answered on Feb 20, 2017

You have a water inlet control valve leaking, it is either the hot or cold valve.

Hoover Washing... | Answered on Feb 17, 2017

if you unplug it from the wall does the dripping continue? if so the inlet valve is jammed slightly open and will need to be replaced (on the odd occasion i have had success by giving it a sharp tap) in the meantime turn the taps off when your not using the washer

Hoover Washing... | Answered on Feb 06, 2017

Does your Hoover model have a tub-to-sink hose? When pumping does it seem like the volume is what it used to be? If not, you may have some restriction in the pump or the hose. It could also be that the timer isn't running the pump long enough. Does it seem to pump for the normal amount of time?

Hoover Washing... | Answered on Feb 03, 2017

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