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W'm63 won't hot wash

Only cold wash even if hot wash selected

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  • joy_gulliver Jan 08, 2009



    thanks for advice where is heater element situated

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Make sure you have not selected economy wash,as this bypasses the heater, and washes at the temperature the water has come into the washer at,
If it still is not getting hot, then the heater element is more than likely to be the culprit., these 2 things are about the only ones that would enable the washer to wash in cold water.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • Barry Coates
    Barry Coates Jan 08, 2009

    Remove top cover ,and then unclip the wire band that holds the door seal on at the front, ,push the seal back inside the drum..

    Undo the 2 screws that hold the door lock at the right hand side of door.

    Pull out the dispenser draw, and remove 4 screwa that hold top console panel, slide the panel to the right to disengage it from the cabinet front.

    Remove. 3 screws at the top of front panel, remove plastic panel at bottom of washer, undo 3 further screws, and remove panel.

    At bottom you will see the heater element, remove terminal cover, disconnect wires.

    Unscrew the center nut on the heater and remove it completely, prize the element out with a screwdriver or similar, transfer the plate at the end to the new heater,and refit new element.

    Replace all parts in reverse order.

    Make sure the element is faulty, before removing it.

    Plz rate my solution.

    Thankyou.



    Tighten up center nut on element reasonably tight, but don't overdo it

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