Our Indesit W93 washing machine will not drain water. Its washing normally according to the cycle chosen, but when teh cycle finishes the dial keeps turning around non-stop. The water does not drain. We checked the pump and found a hair tie stuck to it. we removed it and tried to run the machien again, but same problem. Could the pump motor be burnt out? where is the fuse for the pump motor?
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CHECK TO SEE IF THE DRAIN HOSE IS RAISED ABOVE THE REQUIRED HEIGHT. IF THE WATER IS OVER FLOWING THE TUB THEN IT IS USUALLY THE A BLOCKAGE IN THE PRESSURE SWITCH HOSE, OR SOME INABILITY OF THE WATER LEVEL SWITCH TO MEASURE THE AMOUNT OF WATER IN THE TUB.
On certain Indesit washing machines, if the on off light is flashing 3 times, with a slight pause, followed by flashing a further 3 times, or if it is didplaying F03 you have an error code that is explained as follows -
NTC fault - check Thermistor and module connections.
The NTC is the thermistor, which is a modern-day thermostat. It’s inserted into a tube in the heating element and is filled with heat sensitive crystals that change their electrical resistance according to their temperature. By knowing what electrical resistance the crystals have at given temperatures they can tell the water temperature.
With this fault the NTC is either faulty, or there’s a dodgy connection to or from it or there’s a connection problem where it connects to the main PCB.
It’s not something you can easily fault find yourself unfortunately, apart from if there was an obvious broken wire.
Hi there. I have an old model, the indesit WM12. Never counted the flashing light (yours was 10) but my dial started clicking constantly at the drain part. I called Idesit and they told me it was a blockage in the filter.
The filter they speak of it located, on mine, at the front of the machine at the very bottom on the right. It is a black dial about 3 - 4 inches in diameter. Unscrew that anti-clockwise (a real pain because so much water comes out. My wife and I unscrewed it, filled a baking tray with water, screwed it back up, emptied / substituted tray then same all over again - until empty. Though putting it on drain again and again helped at same time). When I pulled out the filter found a 'colour catcher' sheet in it. We used them first time ever the other day. Removed that, gave filter a wee clean and, hey presto, all is working again. Hope that helps. Jim
many indesits have a memory on board, set the timer to off position, turn on the mains press start let the machine finish what it is doing, and it will reset normally, turn off at mains for a few minutes can also do the trick, it sounds like one of the option buttons was pressed and you didn't let the timer finish its course,