Question about Hotpoint BWM12 Front Load Washer
My washing machine stops just before getting to "rinse" on dial, then I have a constant lights on both "super wash" and "rinse hold" with door locker light flashing rapidly. I have tried all the obvious to fix it myself; filter cleaning, checked for drain hose blockage, disconnected the appliance for a while to reset and changed to different sets and programs, but nothing seems to work. It gives the same error lights after a few minutes on. Is there any button combination to use to fully reset the machine or anyone knows what the problem might be?
SOURCE: hotpoint bwm129 lights flashing
What mode are you starting this machine in ? I know this may sound silly and I'm trying to determe if this is a machine fault code or something else.
Posted on Jan 02, 2008
SOURCE: Lights flashing & door wont open
I've got a BWM129 which is causing me problems too (the washing is smelly at th eend of the cycle!) - How did you get the filter unit out of its housing, I turns around but doesn't seem to want to come out!
Any help gratefully received
Posted on Jun 10, 2008
The flashing lights means that an error had been detected.
The machine must be unplugged from main to check the drain hose and the drain pump.
The most common is that the drain pump is clogged with debris and must be unlocked.
Posted on Feb 18, 2009
Have you checked the filter? even if the pump is o/k, if the filter is blocked, it will not empty..
If filter clear, then you have a more serious problem.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Dec 02, 2009
It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.
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In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.
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Posted on Sep 15, 2010
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