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Flashing lights when i turn on the washing machine i have three lights flashing. on/off wash enhance and rinse hold. Pushing the cancel button will do nothing. my machine is a hotpoint WT540P

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It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.

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If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


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