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Selector knob on my Indesit Washing Machine WI 121 keeps turning & light flashes twice before light turns off. This happens approx 4 times in a whole turn of the knob. Indesit want £100 to come out to fix! Help please! Carol

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Two flashes while the dial rotates on an Indesit WI121 relates to a problem with 'Motor jammed or tacho short or open circuit'

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I traced the fault to a dry soldering joint at a relay on the control board. After checking the non-component side of the board I could see blackening around one of pins where it had not been soldered properly.
It was easily fixed by re-soldering the joint.

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Hi.
Sounds like you have faulty control module, which is quite expensive to replace.
Also the E.P.R.O.M would have to be replaced as well.
Probably cheaper to buy new washer.

Good luck.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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