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Washing still wet - door won't open.

Hello Hope you can advise me. I have an Hotpoint Aquarius Extra WMA46. When I put the washing on a cycle, it goes through all its bits, then when it reaches "Final Spin" it falls asleep. The door won't open because it has not finished. I have tried just putting it on "Fast Spin", but it still leaves the clothes wet. The washing machine has been moved recently. The cycle works if I stand with the drainage pipe and hold the pipe up when the machine is filling (or the clean water just drains out) and down when I know it is spinning. Please help, this is driving me insane, my washing takes hours to wash, and if I have to take them out wet, hours to dry, plus I don't think putting very wet washing in my tumble dryer is doing it much good!! Please help me!!!! Thanks, Carol.

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Re: Washing still wet - door won't open.

Not a fault with washer. i guess you are plumbed into trap under sink. the spigot you fastened drain hose to is blanked off - there are various methods of doing this including have to saw off the end of the spigot with the bread knife. possible also a fault with pump or filter

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