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Telmann washing machine TEL6TL

When Ist cycle begins at filling stage, the machine stops and displays E2
Is this balancing arm? as I have read others have similar problems.
The balance dial on the top left handside of machine registers as balanced.

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  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem, mine has E1 displayed. It is completely full with water and will not empty now, I can turn it back on and start the wash again but when it gets to spin it just stops and displays E1 i have taken all the clothes out but no luck- think im gonna have to get a new one

  • dideroy Feb 18, 2009

    the water won't empty out

  • peterwk Mar 05, 2009

    Washer fills then stops beeps and flashes E2. If I click through to spin, the water will drain, but will not spin. Stripped pump, but it was clean, and flushed out bowl. If I switch on and press wash and start the agitator will go for 7 seconds, then the machine will fill up ( to level 6) but stops when level reached and again I get the E2 code. Machine is 2 months out of warranty

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    app_3rp65261 Oct 14, 2012

    My Teleman as of yesterday Will go through the first Cycle but it wont rinse... How do i solve this please????? I need my washing machine with 4 kids and 2 adults in the house

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Telemann TEL6tl E2 Problem

E2 on screen means the lid is not closing properly and thus not activating the (hidden) switch that prevents the machine from spinning while the lid is up.

The lid switch in this model is not a direct contact switch between lid and switch , but it switches on and off due to a MAGNET embedded in the lid on the left hand side near the front. You will see a small indentation where the magnet SHOULD BE. My magnet had fallen off, so the lid could not activate the operation switch. I had lost the original magnet( about 1cm X 2cm) so glued another into place.

Machine is now fully operational again, and the job cost .78c.

If your magnet is still in place, the E2 fault could lay with the switch itself , which is fixed to the underside of the top casing of the machine near the front right hand side of the lid cavity. The switch measures 1cm X 3cm heavily black tape insulated. Access is gained by popping the 2 X2cm discs at front top of machine and releasing the 2 small philips screws here and a further 2 at the back top of machine. This operation of replacing the switch is best left to an electrician or washing machine specialist.

Hope that helps

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  • peterwk Mar 07, 2009

    CORRECTION re E2 by Apostle 95

    The magnet in the Telmann TEL6tl is on the RIGHT HAND front side of the clear lid NOT the left as incorrectly written by me earlier. The switch is directly below the magnet ( or its cavity if magnet missing) and the position may change over models.


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    gina74 Mar 28, 2012

    I LOVE YOU Apostle95...THANK YOU!!!! I found the magnet sticking to inside of drum and thought hummmmm did my man have stuff in his pockets again? or is this part of the machine? Must have tried to start machine one million times. Thank you,Magnet back in place and ready and waiting to hang the laundry out. Good Man!

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    Mow Mow Jul 29, 2016

    thank you so much for your advice been without washing for a whole week until I finally decided to google it your answer worked.

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