Question about Washing Machines
Runs ok when earth cable is detached.
DO NOT RUN WITH EARTH DETACHED.
take rear bottom panel off, take wires off heater and tape up and see if fault goes away. if so heater is faulty to earth
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 17, 2016 | Washing Machines
Sep 01, 2014 | Indesit Washing Machines
Mar 17, 2014 | Indesit Washing Machines
The washing machine is obviously
drawing too much current for the breaker to handle. This could be due to the
washing machine drawing more that it should or because the breaker cannot
handle the current the machine needs, coupled with the other machines on the
ring main. If the fuse on the plug of the washing machine does not blow, then it
could be that there are too many appliances on the ring main. The fuse on the
machine may not blow however, if the breaker has a faster blow time than the
fuse in the plug. Try plugging the washing machine into another ring main. Or
try plugging out all the other appliances on the same ring main and test it
If the ELCB (Earth Leakage Circuit
Breaker) is tripping only when the washing machine is running then something in
the machine is faulty.
One common problem is the heating element. Over time they tend to crack and when the water gets in, the ELCB will trip out. This can be problematic to diagnose as offten the element will only trip after a period of heating. Bottom line, if it is tripping the ELCB then it is dangerous and should be fixed before any further use.
Please get back to us if you have
further query else please accept the suggestion.
Thank you for contacting fixya.com
Aug 05, 2011 | Creda W120VW Front Load Washer
Nov 04, 2008 | Zanussi ZWD1680W Front Load Washer / Dryer
Jul 23, 2008 | Bosch Washing Machines
Mar 20, 2008 | Washing Machines
Mar 19, 2008 | Washing Machines
Nov 04, 2007 | Washing Machines
56 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!