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Creda TVR2 trips on plug in

On plugging into the mains the circuit breaker trips, I have checked for damaged wires etc. but no apparent faults showing.

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  • Alan L Bingham Jan 13, 2013

    I checked control panel etc, and seemed ok, checked the start switch and this appeared to have faulty toggle ( ordered new one, then stripped the old one only to find out it is not a toggle and does not keep a constant contact on release), On retrying the motor started turning the drum but then there was a short curcuit flash from the motor areaas it tripped out. I removed the side panel expecting to see some form of burning but nothing to be seen. I have therefore come to the conclusion that a new machine will be the best option.

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Possible that there is a short within the board or the circuit which needs to be probed with ISOLATION of the circuit one by one. This can be due to failure of the surge capacitor or the power supply section. Also this can be related to replacement of the program control module if the fault is isolated with the board.

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

  • Alan L Bingham Jan 11, 2013

    Thanks for comment, But I forgot to mention that for a while now the timer has been sticking at about 20minutes from end of cycle, but the machine kept running. I have checked th control board visually also the timer with no sign of overheating, heater elements and thermostats checked out ok also. If all else fails I will take the timer and get it checked out unless anyone knows the correct procedure of checking.

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No power Check to see whether power is getting to the washing machine. Is it plugged in? Has a fuse blown or is a circuit breaker tripped?

Lid switch If the lid switch is defective, your washer can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washer to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.

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The fuse is located in a black cover.  You need to gently pull the front panel out of the way and look to the right of the unit, in the area under where the panel was.  There, you will see a black wire running into a black cylindrical case that has a black wire running out of the other end.  Heed the warning on the label, please, and make sure that the power is unplugged form the wall.  Gently pry open the casing and you will see the fuse within.  The ends of the wires just pull off (gently) and then you have the fuse.
Tomorrow I go on a fuse hunt and try this out.

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