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Gw608f wont start

Several weeks ago we noticed that the machine kept going when the lid was lifted, and now it will turn on and all the lights go, but when we press "start" nothing happens. i am very suspect of the lid switch, but cant work out how to get to it as i cant see how to get the machine appart.

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Curdy, it almost sounds like your lid switch is loose or fractured and the lid actuator is not making the switch. Check this out first and post back...Catriver.

Posted on Oct 20, 2006

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The problem is definitely in the lid switch. Your machine has a reed switch which is located under the hob on the right side of the tub. There is a magnet built into the lid which activates the reed switch when the lid is closed. You will need to replace the reed switch and harness.

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Take the lid off,just open it & pull it straight up.There should be a little red button that the lid strikes against unless its a different model,in that case it has a magnetic reed switch under the right hand side of the hob.press this red switch instead of closeing lid,see if it fill with no problem.the lid may not be making good contact with switch..if thats not it then it may be the inlet valve..then you can try the hot,if theres no problem with hot then its the cold valve.

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Hi Des, just read your posting.Now when you turn on the machine you say that some lights light up and it starts to beep.These lights will be in a row of 8 lights.Starting from left to right which lights are lit when the machine is beeping?Is it he 3rd and 5th or the 2nd and 7th ---etc---?Please reply with additional information on the question and I can help you rectify the fault.Looking forward to your reply.

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