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Washing powder residues left in washing powder compartment.

The AEG 50400 machine we have has a selective powder compartment jet spray system, which isn't working effectively in that some of the water jets are not working ( I have cleaned all the jets). The user manual says for possible causes 1. Water tap not fully open..IT IS. 2. Inlet hose filter is blocked..IT ISN'T.3inlet valve filter is blocked..can't see and valve filter?? The pressure is 5 Bar and the water jets are not powerful but only just about sufficient to clear most (but not all) of the powder. I this a known defect with this machine and if so is there a work around please?

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  • Keith Baigrie Jun 13, 2007

    Already checked out water supply filter as described.. All clear so not that.

    Sadly having suffered much female verbal abuse, (I am "supposedly" a mechanical engineer, I have instructed the local AEG supplier to come and fix it.. Yeah ok, it's going to cost about £200 I expect. But a chap can only stand so much!

    Thanks all


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5 bar is a good pressure. worth while to check the valve filter as suggested. turn off water, remove hoses from machine. look down valve spigot and there is a mesh filter inset. remove with small pliers and clean

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