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The wash selector dial is not working so i can't select a cycle,

I can turn the dial but no other wash is selcted, also, when I tried to select a temperature and spin speed using the buttons instead, the first symbol on the temperature that looks like a little thermometer flashes and beeps when I try to select a different temperature. My machine is in the lean too porch, this happened last night, I wonder do you think the cold has got to it or does this actually need fixing, I have a pile of washing sky high!

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Unplug!!! NOW! I drained the water using a common garden hose, fill the hose with water and have some device turning it off like a trigger nozzle on the low end. Detach from the supply and put the supply end in the center of the tub under the softener dispenser. take the trigger nozzle off and watch the water drain without cups and buckets. Then wring out the clothes and put them aside, use the hose trick again for remaining water. Now get under the washer and detach and reattach the brown and white lead input to the rinse cycle motor. She is made in France so be gentle. Plug the machine in and set the machine down and turn it on. Push the >> button until you reach the spin cycle if it starts you have fixed it!! Put the clothes back in open a bottle of wine and try again.

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