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Water from soap dispenser when spinning

I have an Ariston A1636, during the wash cycle water comes out of the soap dispenser. The water seems to come back up out of the drum and onto the floor. I have just moved house, would it have something to do with water pressure and it is now filling up too much?

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  • dmmoore985 Jan 13, 2009

    Ive sorted it, the filter was blocked. However this machine has an internal filter so you need to disconnect from water and mains & take the plastic panel off at the back of the machine where the waste pipe comes out.

    When this is off you will see a black rubber thing coming from the drum connected by a large hose clip, undo the clip & the filter with a white plastic ball is inside it does come out but when putting it back in make sure it lines up with the rubber knob at the bottom (hole in the bottom of filter for it to stick through) make sure you reconnect securely...took me a couple of attempts, the black rubber thing should go nearly all the way up to the drum.

    Put the back plate back on & your good to go...until the next time!


  • peter harrison
    peter harrison Mar 10, 2009

    this fixed my machine

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Thanks this solution cured mine and my friends machine with this problem of water coming out of the soap dispencer.

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  • dginuk Aug 22, 2011

    solution cured mine too....thanks :)

    took all of 10 mins to tip the machine in its side (back plastic flap is a waste if time removing) and loosen the pipe clip......cleaned out my filter, was blocked with 2 colour catchers, 2 collar stiffeners and a shirt button :) i would only add that it would be a good idea to cover the motor with a tea towl as a little water drops out and could fall on the motor which i would imagine is not good.

    added some photos of the under side while machine was on its right side....
    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Otqvc...
    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-rXglu...

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