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Washing machine blown fuses

My indesit w123s washing machine is blowing the 13amp fuses about every 3 to 4 washes no water leaks or short circuits visable could it be the motor ?

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Re: washing machine blown fuses

Can't promise it isn't the motor, but there are other suspects (maybe more likely, and probably cheaper to fix). Few questions: 1. Do you have a RCCB (also called an RCD, Residual Current Device, Current Operated Earth Leakage Trip etc.) protecting your ring mains? (How to look for one: If your wiring is less than fifteen or so years old, it might be built into the main switch on your fuse box, if a little bit older, you want to look for a separate box - usually grey, about the shape and size of an After-Eights box, with a big switch and a test button on). 2. What stage of the cycle does this happen at? 3. If it always happens during the "wash" phase, can you make it happen at all if you run a series of cold wash cycles? (don't need to have laundry or detergent in the machine to test this). A.

Posted on May 07, 2007

Re: washing machine blown fuses

Hi - had a similar problem with about 3 different makes of washing machine - the RCD switch on the main household fuse box was continually tripping . Nobody could give me a right answer . Eventually ended up with a Hotpoint . Felt sorry for the delivery guys from the electrical retailers having to keep dragging machines in and out .

Posted on May 07, 2007

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Error code F 01 shows up now & again on display clock and loses time when washing is this a motor triac fault

F01: Triac Motor short circuit

- Check for water leaks that may affect connector J9 causing the relevant contacts to short
- Check the motor terminal block (possible problems due to chemical effects of work residuals on the contacts which may cause short-circuiting)
- Replace Card

The answer may be inaccurate because it is not specified appliance model


Mar 16, 2015 | Indesit Washing Machines


List of codes for Hotpoint, Creda, Ariston, Indesit, Cannon

Appliance tagged Hotpoint, Creda, Ariston, Indesit, Cannon are all distributed by the Indesit appliances group.
All this brands share parts, they share the same error code list, and the service is provided by same centres.
I will publish a list of error codes for Hotpoint, Creda, Ariston, Indesit, Cannon.

Washing Machines and Washer Dryers
  • F10 - No cold fill. Check that the taps are on or if the drain hoses are kinked.
  • F11 - No hot fill.The ambient temperature is likely to be below freezing possibly due to the pipes being frozen. Also check that the taps are on or if the drain hoses are kinked.
  • F12 - No mixed fill. It is likely that the water is not turned on at the taps.
  • F13 - Check the water supply, inlet valve and hot and cold hose connections.
  • F14 - A fault with the water heating has occurred
  • F15 - Water is not being pumped out and a flood condition could occur. Check that the drainage hose is raised to the recommended minimum height and that the pipe is not blocked
  • F16 - Extremely high water level Disconnect or turn off the water supply and ensure that the water level does not rise any more.
  • F17 - Door not closed properly. Close door firmly at 3 o'clock position
  • F20/1 - The thermistor resistance has drifted or the temperature scanning sequence is incorrect. The ambient temperature could be below freezing
  • F30/31 - A motor drive problem has occurred. Try running the programme again. If the problem persists book service
  • F40 - Water below protection level during a heat step
  • F41 - Water level detect sequence incorrect
  • F50/51 - Customer language and wash programme have not been saved. The system will run with default conditions (1000rpm max and English language).

Fault codes for LCD EVO1 Washers
  • F01 - Short circuit motor triac
  • F02 - Motor jammed tacho detached
  • F03 - Wash thermistor open/short circuit
  • F04 - Pressure switch jammed on empty
  • F05 - Pressure switch jammed on full
  • F06 - Program selector error
  • F07 - Heater relay stuck
  • F08 - Heater relay cannot be activated
  • F09 - Incompatible eeprom
  • F10 - Pressure switch not sensing correctly
  • F11 - Pump cannot be activated
  • F12 - Communication error
  • F13 - Dryer fan or dryer thermisotor fault
  • F14 - Dryer element fault
  • F15 - Dryer element relay fault
  • H20 - Not fillings. Check tap, hose and inlet valves
  • LOCKED - Check interlock
Fault codes for LCD EVO2 and V4 Washers
  • F01 - Motor traic short circuit
  • F02 - Motor jammed or tacho detached
  • F03 - Wash thermistor open/short circuit
  • F04 - Pressure switch jammed on empty
  • F05 - Pressure switch jammed on full - Check pump for blackages.
  • F07 - Heater relay stuck
  • F08 - Heater relay stuck
  • F09 - Setup error
  • F10 - Pressure switch not sensing
  • F11 - Pump cannot be activated
  • F12 - No communication between cards
  • F13 - Drying thermistor open/short circuit
  • F14 - Drying element faulty
  • F15 - Dryer element relay fault
  • F17 - Interlock error
  • F18 - Communication error
  • H20 - Not filling. Check tap, hose and inlet valves

Fridges and Freezers
  • F1 - Freezer thermistor open circuit
  • F2 - Freezer thermistor short circuit
  • F3 - Fridge thermistor open circuit
  • F4 - Fridge thermistor short circuit
  • F7 - Evaporator thermistor open circuit
  • F8 - Evaporator thermistor short circuit
  • F9 - Temperature set switch open circuit
  • FA - No feedback from Baffle
  • FB - Fridge Baffle motor operating continuously
  • FE - Defrost time out
  • F10 - Fill or empty time out. Check that the hoses are not kinked, that the taps are on or whether the drain pump or hose is blocked.
  • F11 - Heater timed out. The heater has not reached the required level.
  • F20 - Temperature under range
  • F21 - Temperature over range
LCD Dishwasher Models
  • A01 - Float switch
  • A02 - Open/Short circuit heater relay
  • A03 - Short circuit on thermistor or Time-out drain- Check filter for blockages then book a repairif the problem persists.
  • A04 - Unable to reach or sense temperature within 70 minutes
  • A05 - Pressure switch has not been reset
  • A07 - Open/Short circuit wash motor triac
  • A08 - Open/Short circuit auxiliary wash motor triac
  • A09 - Open/Short circuit with main wash traic
  • A10 - Open/Short circuit fill valve traic
  • A11 - Half load valve traic or alternating motor action
  • A12 - Open circuit heater rely
  • A13 - Open/Short circuit dispenser traic
  • A14 - Drain hose too low causing syphoning. Check drain hose.
  • H20 - Check tap and pressure of incoming water.
Hotpoint Tumble Dryers
  • F1 - The level of required dryness has not been reached within the time period. Check that the correct programme has been selected
  • F2 - Thermistor or sensing circuit failure
  • F3 - Heater plate over temperature. Check the filter and vent hose for a possible blockage


on Jan 10, 2010 | Hotpoint Ultima WF860 Front Load Washer

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LG WD-1265TP washing machine household electricity cut out switches off the power

I think that either:

A: you have too many things running on that circuit (space heater perhaps?) or...

B: your washing machine needs a repair.

Best of luck

Dec 18, 2011 | Indesit Washing Machines

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The washing machine won't turn on. Nothing is flashing. Nothing is working. It stopped mid cold cycle.


Thank you for contacting

Please check the following causes for your problem:-

Check whether your washing machine is getting power. Or has a fuse blown or is a circuit breaker tripped. Also if the lid switch is defective, your washer can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washer to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it. Some machines have a special lid-switch fuse near the lid switch, inside the control panel. If this fuse blows, the unit won't fill with water until you replace the fuse.

Please get back to us if you have any further query.

Have a nice day.

Dec 02, 2010 | Indesit W 123 Front Load Washer

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When I turn the drum it sounds like it is rubbing on something between 11&1 oclock on turning cycle indesit w123s


have a tecnician take a look at cause it'' be hard to fix at home.
something between the motor and the drum has loosened which may also cause short-circuit in the future, so just watch out...

I hope this is useful, and greets,


Oct 21, 2009 | Indesit W 123 Front Load Washer

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Blown fuses

please check your fuse box, it must have 22amps fuse. if not than upgrade it.
if your fuse is of 22amps or above, than my friend you have to replace your switch...............thank you and have a nice day

May 14, 2009 | Hotpoint Ultima WF860 Front Load Washer

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Washer was in fill cycle and stopped

You've got a short circuit somewhere in that electrical circuit.

First, unplug the washing machine.
Replace the fuse. If it doesn't blow immediately, then there is likely a short in the washing machine, and from what you describe, it's in the motor.
If it blows, then there is something wrong in that circuit, and you can likely rule out the washing machine. Check all devices on that particular circuit, of which there can be a number of plugs.

Jan 23, 2009 | Maytag LAT3600A Top Load Washer

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Indesit washing machine wdg1295w blowing fuse

Proberly carbon brushes in motor,Can be supplied if req.grandadfixer

Oct 11, 2008 | Indesit W 123 Front Load Washer

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Washing machine

the problem you are have there is if the machine is bolwing a fuse becauce the heater element is falty replace the heater and all shall be fine again noffie....

Apr 05, 2008 | Indesit W 123 Front Load Washer

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