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Machine not starting at all.

A recently visiting 'washing machine expert' and I are baffled. I have a Hotpoint BWM20 washing machines which has recently just stopped working. When we try and select any programme, then press the 'on' button, the timer clicks round 1 notch but then nothing happens, at all (not even the usual drum 'jerk' to check the drum isn't jammed). We have: - checked water supply, fine. - changed the pump, no difference. - checked all hoses for blockages, nothing. - checked for loose connections, none obvious. - checked the belt and drum (fine + spin ok by hand) The power and timer seem fine. The only thing that we have spotted is that, once the timer has clicked a notch, there is a 'white box' at the rear bottom of the washing machines which makes an electrical 'buzzing' noise. Any thoughts / tips out there, or is this lovely white good heading for the scrap heap? Many thanks

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Re: Machine not starting at all.

Its the door switch not making contact

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Re: Machine not starting at all.

The white box you refer to contains the main module which drives the whole issue. with no start, this module is probably faulty and is an expensive part

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