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Hotpoint WMA 48, tripped house rcd, no lights on and water heating noise.

During a wash programme, the washing machine caused the house electrics rcd to trip, when the power was restored, and the washing machine plugged back in, the lights do not eluminate on the washing machine now, and when it put onto a washing cycle, nothing happens, but a noise is heard coming from the machine, which appears to be the water in the machine heating up. Can anyone advise on what is wrong. Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    put washing in the machine it tripped the mains now the panel lights up but nothing is happening turned off power and left it for 3 days turned back on and still nothing could it be the control panel or the door lock

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    The washing machine has started cutting out half way through a cycle and tripping the electricity. Was wondering if you could identify what is wrong, thank you

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Isolated issue by disconnecting one component at a time and tested by plugging back into the mains supply. Any ideas what this could be please?

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If you are not sure what you are doing, call out an engineer and have the job carried out properly with safety testing at the end of the job!

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Need to know a little more really but here goes, if you remove the top and the drive belt is still on then it will be as straight forward as the motor brushes at fault they will need replacing as this is a common fault on these machines. hope this helps

Posted on Mar 08, 2007

  • christopher shail Mar 08, 2007

    brushes are readily available but if you require an engineer it will cost between £40-60 parts £10 approx

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