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Keeps fusing Washing machine keeps shorting the fuse. T he correct fuse is being used (13amp)and has now been replaced several times, different plug sockets where then tried and the machine worked for two months until the fuse went again. Changed fuse again and tried in a completly different socket. It went half way through a normal 40degree cycle then fused again. When it does stop working it makes a loud klonking noise that sounds like someone has thumped the side of the machine.

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Re: keeps fusing

It seems like something is prevent tub's free movment. Try to spin the clothes tub by hand and look for a free movment. In case it doesn't move smoothly,maybe that a sock or other piece of clothing get between the clothes tub and the outer tub and prevent its clear spin. In this case it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump.Remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out. In case it clean there, check the outer tub port- open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then,try to remove the clothing through the port. Be aware you should disconnected the power cable before starting your tests !! Good luck !!!

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