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Program selector knob keeps turning

It is getting increasingly difficult to get the washer to start correctly. I have tried a number of different start sequences, including:
1. Switching mains plug socket on, selecting program, pressing the on button (proper start sequence).
2. Switching mains plug socket on, selecting the reset of the program section I want to use, pressing the on button and waiting 30 seconds for reset, switching off button, selecting the required program, switching the on button.
I now don't put any washing liquid/powder in until I'm sure that the program is working correctly.
Your help will be greatly appreciated.
Yvonne

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  • martinsetal Dec 04, 2008

    Thanks for the help, will keep searching

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Difficult to pinpoint problem from symptons.
Try this link, there is a lot of information here which may help you.

www.washerhelp.co.uk/diy-repair-help

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