Question about Washing Machines
AEG lavamat turbo 11842 Had brief power cut now machine wont function Cycle light (wash,spin etc) and time etc show up but when press start button nothing! Can hear hum from machine but nothing else happens Have fiddled with buttons hoping to get an error code and by pressing start and drying time buttons together am getting a flshing error code? C25 on display panel. Help please machine still needs draining water sloshing about in tub Thanks
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have the same problem with my Oko Lavamat 74639 Update. I've tried changing the vacuum sensor, but no luck.
Did you get your fixed?
Posted on Feb 01, 2010
Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
Here are my complete and generic guidance notes for checking both the drain motor filter and the drain motor ;-0)
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!). These panels are either held on by (plasic) screws or will just pull off. Most filters are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play.
REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT (alternatively use a wet vac as sensibly suggested by VinnyB1234!)
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. Using something suitable like a glove see if it is easy to briefly slow the motor down. If it is easy then the motor is malfunctioning.
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Thanks and good luck!
Posted on Jul 03, 2011
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