Question about Siemens Washing Machines
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: machine is locked
to open your door make sure all the water is out of your drum if not get the outlet hose and place on the floor into a bucket if water comes out than your pump is either blocked/faulty
Posted on Aug 12, 2007
SOURCE: machine is locked
Have you tried simply unplugging the machine - that is if you can get to the plug. Or, you could always flip the circuit breaker off. Either way, leave it off for a minute or two, and that should give it time to forget what it was doing. Once you start it back up, it should unlock, unless it has some kind of static memory that survives power outages.
Posted on Aug 30, 2007
This may be a simple control fault that can be reset by unplugging for 5 minutes or switching the breaker switch off for five minutes also. if the five minute reset doesn't restore the machine to its original operational value, you will then need to replace the main control board in this unit. it has failed.
Posted on May 11, 2009
No solution, but I have the same or similar problem - bootom agitaor works, top doesn't. Also softner spots clothes during spin cycle - help - I can't afford a repairman!
Posted on May 17, 2009
It appears your Main Controller has failed in this instance.
For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
I recommend both sites because ...
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.
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.
Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.
If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.
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Posted on Sep 12, 2010
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