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WMA54 Hotpoint Aquarius flashing lights

During a normal washing cycle all the machine lights started flashing up and down in a row on the contol unit. Now when the machine is switched on it fills with water and I can hear the motor working and a single click but the drum does not agitate or spin. The machine drains away the water no problem. Can anyone help please?

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My wife had the same problem last night.This morning when I turned the m/c on, there was a lot of noise and when I looked underneath, loads of sparking. Closer investigation shows I need new brushes and I imagine that if the drum on your machine is not turning, you do too.

However you said that you can hear the motor? That may indicate a belt problem instead. get someone to turn the machine on it's side and manually turn the drum. If the motor rotates it isn't a belt problem and someone needs to test/repair your motor.

Hope that helps a little.

Jon

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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