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Defy washing machine front loader door doesnt activate wash cycle

The door doesnt seem to activate the wash cycle.

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  • Jessica Smit Dec 19, 2012

    a technician confirmed your suggestion. I have replaced the door switch and the retaining wire (OMG!) but still no wash?

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Possible that the door switch is not activating as it can be faulty. All you need is to remove the switch which is seen at the point of the lock and check using a continuity tester for the connection. if not replace. If the switch is OK then it can be fault in the controller unit.

Posted on Dec 11, 2012

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