Question about Hotpoint WMA58 Front Load Washer

2 Answers

Door Lock LED flashing

Hi, The mc is filled and ready, pressed button to start the cycle, the mc displays remaining time then the door lock led flashes and nothing else happens. Cancelling the wash job releases the door [after 2 mins] and back to normal. Due to the door lock led flashing the washing mc will not start the cycle...

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer
Re: Door Lock LED flashing

The solution from testy helped me but I decided to change it.

I cut the plastic latch away from the end of the interlock,just the little bar that holds the door closed.This means that the lock position doesn't affect the door.

I then used the little piece of plastic to act as 2 packing pieces to hold the lock half closed. This works fine.

Don't push the lock fully closed or it doesn't work

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer
Re: Door Lock LED flashing

Hello, This depends on how old your machine is mine is now 7 years old so I do not want to invest in long term soltions. So I repaired my own, I bought a new interlock and replaced the old one that did not work. So I shorted out the three links that go to the interlock, the machine now shows the lock is always on and you can open the door during the wash cycle so BEWARE. Also if you have never wired a plug or fixed basic electrics DO NOT DO THIS. 1. Turn off power and unplug. (Very Important) 2. Remove lid you will need torx drivers. 3. Unscrew door interlock from the front of the machine. 4. Lift out interlock. Try replacing the interlock with spare first (about £15). 5. If new interlock does not work do the following. 6. Put Interlock back on without wires attched to it. 7. From car spares shop buy spade conectors and create a three way shorting link (insulate well). 8. Put shorting link into each of the wires that go to interlock. Safely tie up wire to a loom (do not let dangle) 9. Shut the door remove hands and try starting the machine. 10. If that works put the machine back together. And warn people that the DOOR CAN BE OPENED DURING WASH CYCLE and STARTED WITH DOOR OPEN. So check when the machine has stopped properly.

Posted on Oct 31, 2006

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why won't my washer start a cycle? Start button LED just flashes. All other lights are steady. Door lock sounds like it engaged, but nothing happens.

There should be a way to enter the washing machine into service mode to view an error code. Check your user manual and then you should have your answer!

Jul 23, 2014 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Motor won't turn on Samsung VRT Plus WF433B*GJ**


When washing heavily soiled loads, do not overload your washer in order to assure good cleaning results.

To add a forgotten item:
1. Press the Power button.
2. Press the Start/Pause
3. Wait for the door lock light to go out (Immediately).
4. Add the item, close the door, and press the Start/Pause
The door safety state continues for 15 seconds and the cycle is restarted.
ensure thorough cleaning,
Try washing bedding, towels, undergarments,
contact using the ActivFresh
1. Load your washer.
2. Close the door.
Push the laundry into the drum completely to prevent the laundry from being caught in the door or
....... from falling out of the drum.
3. Press the Power button.
4. Add detergent and additives to the dispenser (page 20-21).
5. Select the appropriate cycle and options for the load (page 14-16).
6. Press the Start/Pause
7. The Wash Indicator light will illuminate.
8. The estimated cycle time will appear in the display.
The time may fluctuate to better indicate the time remaining in the cycle.
The actual time required for a cycle may differ from the estimated time in the display depending on the
water pressure, water temperature, detergent, and laundry.
9. Before your washer starts to fill, it will make a series of clicking noises to check the door lock and do a
quick drain.
When the cycle is complete, the door lock light will go out and "End" will appear in the display.

DO NOT attempt to open the door until the door lock light is off. To add a forgotten item, see
"Loading your washer" section (page 13).

When your washer is restarted after a pause, expect a delay of up to 15 seconds before the cycle

Pressing Power button cancels the cycle and stops your washer.

The pre wash, wash, rinse and spin indicator lights will illuminate during those portions of the cycle

Nov 28, 2013 | Samsung 4.3 cu. ft. VRT Plus , Steam and...

1 Answer

When I start a cycle it starts to fill for a second and then stops.

Hello - This particular issue can be caused by quite a few reasons. Washer could be experiencing a communication error from the main control board, faulty door lock assembly or the timer itself is not operating correctly. Did you notice a humming noise? If so, either the drainage hose/pump is clogged and needs to be cleaned or could possibly have another issue with the door lock assembly or pressure switch. You can also press and hold the start/pause and cancel button together at the same time for approximately 30 seconds to display an error code on the LED. What error code does it display? However, I would suggest contacting a professional to accurately diagnose the washer.

Oct 23, 2012 | Frigidaire GLTF2940ES Front Load Washer

1 Answer

E68 error code

This E68 is a stuck keypad.

The error E68 means the CCU has sensed a stuck button on the console. MANY times this is a false error and means that either the CCU or interface must be replaced, but SOMETIMES, there really is a stuck button. Try to run a diagnostic using the instructions I have provided below, let me know if you need any help with it.
1. Press and hold Select and Cancel buttons simultaneously for 6 seconds to reset the control. The buzzer will sound
1 time and " res" will be shown briefly in the display.
2. Immediately after, rotate cycle selector knob 5 turns counter-clockwise to the second position from the bottom.
Press and hold the Options and Cancel buttons simultaneously for 2 seconds. The control will enter test mode,
the buzzer will sound 3 times and all LED's will rapidly flash.
After entering the test mode, the cycle selector knob can now be rotated to select the following tests:
Rotate the cycle selector knob clockwise from the starting position:
0 turns: All LED's will flash.
1 turn: Drive motor runs; heat source is on. Drying LED is lit. "H" and the control thermistor reading will toggle
back and forth in the display.
2 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is off. Cool Down LED is lit and "AF" (Air Fluff) is displayed.
3 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is off. Drying and Cool Down LED's are lit and numbers appear in the
display showing moisture sensor readings. Opening the door (press in on door switch plunger) and placing
a finger on the both moisture sense bars at the same time will make the numbers decrease. In controls that
do not have a digit display, the More Dry LED should be ON. Opening the door (press in on door switch
plunger) and placing a finger on the both moisture sense bars at the same time will make the Damp LED
come on.
4 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is off.
Key test:
a. When the Temperature key is pressed, all the temperature LED's should light.
b. When the Dryness key is pressed, all the dryness level LED's should light.
c. When the Options or Select key is pressed, all the Option LED's should light.
d. When the Start/Pause key is pressed, all the cycle status LED's should light.
e. When the Cancel key is pressed, all the cycle status LED's should light.
5 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is off. Cool Down LED is lit. Control thermistor reading is displayed.
6 turns: Drive motor runs; heat source is on. Drying LED is lit. Control thermistor reading is displayed.
7-11 turns: All LED's will flash
To EXIT test mode, press and hold the Select and Cancel buttons simultaneously for 6 seconds or disconnect power
from dryer. Dryer will be reset for regular operation.
If you cant even enter this mode at all, your interface will have to be replaced. There is no way to determine whether its the interface OR CCU, but in my experience, it's usually the interface that ends up needing replacement. Here is a link to the interface board.

Oct 15, 2012 | Frigidaire Affinity ATF7000ES Front Load...

1 Answer

Wash cycle will not start door locked led flashes

sound like water has been splashed over circuit
board. dry out and replace any damaged components.

Mar 15, 2009 | Hotpoint WMA31 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Hi, I have a duet washer that won't turn on. The "Control On" button is blinking and when I press the "Hold to Start" button, nothing happens. And ideas?

Open and close the door.
The door has to be opened between wash cycles.
Check the door switch/lock unit
using the diagnostics listed below.
If door is locked, Drain the unit.
Check wire harness for connections.
Check the touchpad/LED assembly.
Starting the test mode:
Close the door
Press Control On button
Select the DRAIN/SPIN cycle
Select NO SPIN by pressing the SPIN SELECT button,as needed,
Push Prewash Option button 4 times within 5 secs.
C:00 will show in the display.
To advance to the next step
Push Prewash Option button 2 times.
Here are the codes:
C:00 check door lock system actuator
C:01 Check cold water inlet valve flowmeter
C:02 check dispenser motor
C:03 check hot water dispenser
C:04 check basket rotation MCU,Motor
C:05 check heater sensor
C:06 check Drain pump
C:07 check Motor or motor control unit
C:08 check Motor, MCU control

Dec 18, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

4 Answers

Indesit Standard WIL 123 (UK) Washing Machine

Had a similar problem ,flashing red led means door not locked, I removed door from machine removed front from door and found hinge pin for lock had come adrift, religned pin and chapped back into position .THen replaced door and door to machine .dor shut and lock worked perfectly, hope this helps

Jan 04, 2008 | Indesit W 123 Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Hotpoint WMA58 Front Load Washer Logo

765 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hotpoint Washing Machines Experts


Level 1 Expert

5 Answers


Level 1 Expert

47 Answers


Level 3 Expert

2963 Answers

Are you a Hotpoint Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides