Question about Hotpoint Aquarius WF000 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Ihave had flashing lights on a hotpoint wt540p

I need to know how to gain access to the pump chamber to see if it is blocked the manual says at the front at the bottom but there seems no way of screwing this piece off any help out there i cant afford an engineer so close to christmas

Posted by on

  • luluboo Mar 17, 2009

    I had the same problem and just want to say thank you, this site is amazing. The steps given were clear and easy to follow even for a novice like me. Saved me the price of a plumber!

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Hotpoint Master
  • 3,463 Answers

The pump is actually a self cleaning pump, but there is a filter located behind the bottom kick strip at the front bottom of the washer.
To access it you should see 2 screws in the panel, unscrew these and remove the panel, then you will see the filter,unscew it anti clockwise and remove the filter, clean as neccessary, see if you can see anything in the filter chamber. and refit it. This should solve your problem.
Plz leave feedback.
Ta.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

  • Barry Coates
    Barry Coates Dec 09, 2008

    Not all models have this feature.

    If no luck, come back to me.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Hotpoint wdm73 won't drain. how do I fix it?


  1. You will need to gain access to the drain pump through the bottom of the Washing machine. Remove the Drain hoses from the pump, clear any debris, change, etc. If it is clear, or the error continues after clearing, replace the drain pump.
  2. If you replace the drain pump and it still won't drain, you will need a new Control Board.

Feb 27, 2011 | Hotpoint Ultima WDM73 Front Load Washer /...

1 Answer

Hotpoint aquarius WML540, HAS JUST STOPED WORKING ITS ONLY OVER 1 YEAR OLD,WILL START ANY WASH BUT JUST STOPS WHEN IT REACHES THE SPIN AND DRAIN AND ALL LIGHTS START TO FLASH VERY FAST CAN YOU HELP.


Could be the pump blocked or not working, check the pump for blockages or wiring faults. For Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit error codes that include flashing lights visit selfix-uk

Mar 20, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

My problem same as Kelly. Stops at spin lights flash - no coins blocking - have checked. What next


there maybe a small coin that has entered the outlet chamber of the pump housing, check this.

Jan 28, 2010 | Hotpoint Aquarius WD640 Front Load...

2 Answers

Hotpoint wf540 stopping on a rinse and spin and


check pump/filter/outlet hose for blockages. if ok, check pressure switch (disc shaped item at top of machine with 4? wires and a tube) by blowing into it gently - should hear clicks, then blow into tube to pressure chamber - should be clear.

Oct 26, 2009 | Hotpoint Aquarius WF000 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Door on Hotpoint WT540P Won't open


I have solved this problem now. I removed the top of the washing machine and opened the catch with a screwdriver to release the door. The plastic handle on the door has snapped so have ordered a new one on line for £5 plus p+p. Should be able to fit it myself. Hotpoint wanted £100 - £160 to come out and fix it. Beware!!

Aug 21, 2009 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

1 Answer

Wd 640


Error code F05 indicates that the water level switch is stuck in the closed position, this is probablly due to a blocked filter or pump.
To gain access to the pump and filter, remove the lower rear panel of washer, locate and remove large black hose fastened to the bottom of tub.
Remove filter inside hose and clean, check inside pump for any blockage or restriction, and make sure the plastic chamber is clean where the small plastic hose is fastened to, as this goes up to the water level switch, and can sometimes get blocked.

Refit filter and hose, making sure it is securely on and fastened, and test, if fault still persists, then you will probably neeed to fit a new water level switch, or preesure switch as it is usually called.
Please rate my solution to your problem.
Thankyou.

Jan 27, 2009 | Hotpoint Aquarius WD640 Front Load...

2 Answers

Water wont drain from Machine or go onto spin cycle


either the level control switch has become blocked or faulty or the drain pump has become stuck.

disconnect from the mains and gain access to the rear look for a circular unit with two or three electrical connections and a plastic tube. this is the level control.follow the tube to its start and you will find a plastic connection that goes into the wash drum, remove the plastic tube from the switch end and blow into it. if there is no restistance then the system is OK at the drum end. next reconnect the tube to the switch and remove the opposite end, very gently blow down the tube and you should hear the switch operate. Test wether the switch is working by putting a meter across the switch and blow into the tube. if all of this is OK then the drain pump is at fault. locate the drain pump. it is connected to the outlet tube, try turning by hand. if it does not rotate smoothly remove the clips holding the pump body together and clear the obstruction.

Dec 27, 2008 | Hotpoint Aquarius WF210 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Flashing on/off switch flashing energy saver light


I had the same problem with our hotpoint aquarius WT540P , I contacted EMW electronics who told me it was most likley the Computer board. They supply reworked replacedment boards on an exchange basis. I installed the replacement and the machine's been washing away merrily since. Here's a link to there web site. http://www.emwelec.co.uk/ .
Regards.
Nigel

Apr 22, 2008 | Hotpoint Aquarius WF000 Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Hotpoint Aquarius WF000 Front Load Washer Logo

Related Topics:

344 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hotpoint Washing Machines Experts

hungoverrr

Level 1 Expert

5 Answers

puggy666

Level 1 Expert

47 Answers

gbob59

Level 3 Expert

2963 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...