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SOURCE: Bosch Washing machine WFB 4001

well, seems to me that you are using too much juice for the circuit, which implies a SERIOUS issue with the machine. perhaps the motor is locked, or something in control panel is shorted out?

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SOURCE: lid switch

You might have blown the fuse in the system
Please check following link
HERE for partnumber of the 10A fuse
Here for the diagram

Posted on May 01, 2008

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SOURCE: error code 43 on F& P washing machine

Carefully remove control console, then control board. Take note of which connector came from which terminal! Balance sensor is located under control board. Remove with care. Check that little button (size of pen top or pencil lead) is moving in & out freely. It is spring loaded. If it sticks, replace it. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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SOURCE: replace lid switch

remove the screws on the control panel
pull the panel forward to unseat it then under it pop the clips that hold the top to the back of the washer the rest is self explanitive

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SOURCE: Lid switch replacement

Some washing machines have the bolts that hold the top down situated behind the front panel but you have to remove the panel to gain access.
There may be 3-4 screws at the bottom of the front panel, remove the screws and the panel should come out.
Hope this has helped

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The "Problem" section below describes a startup problem my 9-year-old HP desktop developed last week. You may be seeing similar behavior in your HP desktop, or even in another brand. The "Solution" section describes a simple fix (cost: ------

Our HP Pavilion a220n tries to start up but turns itself off or sometimes hibernates in the middle of booting up. Although I got it all the way to the login screen once, it then shut off again. It is not stable enough to use or to copy our files over to a new PC.

I've eliminated as causes the power supply and the AC cord. Because sideways pressure on the switch assembly can cause the problem, I assume I need to replace the switch. The faulty power switch is HP Part # 5187-2439 and includes a plunger microswitch, 2 LEDs, 12" cable and motherboard connector. The power switch assembly doesn't seem to be available from HP or third-party sources after 8-9 years -- big surprise!

The FixYa suggested solution with 2x5 motherboard pinouts is the beginning of a solution to my specific problem. Those pinouts do match the pinouts for my switch assembly. If generic power switch assemblies matching this pinout had been available, replacing the assembly would have solved my problem.

SOLVED by replacing a noisy power-on/off pushbutton. Of course, you should observe all typical precautions to avoid electric shock to yourself or static discharge to PC internal circuit elements. Wearing a grounded wrist strap and touching the chassis metal to a grounded lead will help with this.

To start, you must remove the "bezel" (front panel) from the chassis after removing both side panels. Instructions for doing this are embossed on the plastic mounting flanges, and you can also access online instructions at the HP site. There's a small (about 1" by 2") plastic housing for the power switch, power-on LED, and disk-access LED, that you pop out from the chassis, making the switch contents accessible.

For convenience, I unplugged the 2-by-5 plug from the motherboard and worked on the switch assembly outside the chassis. To thread the plug and cabling out of the chassis requires removing the hard drive from its mounting bracket (no screws) and the mounting bracket itself (two screws). You may be able to do the repair without this step.

Then I verified with an ohmmeter that the original pushbutton was a single-pole, single-throw, normally open (SPST, NO) momentary switch, which closes the contact only as long as it is pushed in. It really had to be that type, considering that the switch has just two wires coming off it, and that depressing and holding the pushbutton has a different function from depressing and immediately releasing it. Checking with an ohmmeter also allowed me to verify that the switch was noisy (it intermittently closed when the plunger or housing was laterally stressed). These intermittent closures were causing the spurious hibernate events.

I bought an inexpensive replacement switch of the same type (in mini-pushbutton size, part 275-1547) at the local Radio Shack. As of today (6/16/2012) it is listed online at "". Although the online site says it is rated at 0.5 A, the package says 3.0 A at 125 V. Any other similar switch would do as well.

In my HP model (HP Pavilion a220n), the pushbutton lives in a square hole in the 1" by 2" switch/LED mounting piece mentioned above. It is easily poked out with a pointed soldering tool or nut pick. I unsoldered the red/black wire pair and soldered them to the new switch. The small size of the mini-pushbutton allowed it to fit partway through the 1" by 2" switch/LED mounting piece. That allowed me to remount the front panel to the chassis (minus the round power-on/off cap with the power logo on it -- which was broken in my case anyway), leaving the pushbutton available for use.

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Replacement part for HP Pavilion a220n switch?

why guess, why not say power problems and leave it like that.
bah you can buy used part for HP of ebay all day long
but why, first find cause. but that switch stock , oh boy../
that case switch is just a SPST norm. open momentary switch
you can remove it and jump test the wires easy.
super easy test. if the powersupply over loads it turns its self off

the logic takes over after that, that simple switch is just momentary,
first first off say its a DESK tOP, ok? so others dont need to look it up or guess wrong, some here (kids) never seen one ever.
"its a brave new world" no?

wow a year 2000 desk top 17 years old, and almost runs
take a photo and frame it
has a value of what $5 or as seen in deep racks of goodwill
nobody wants. endless used ones parked in attics.
or sent to 3rd world as gifts but i digress.
path of logic
switch momentary
MOBO sees that and with gates, turns on the PSU.
the PSU comes up, and if not overloaded
the PCU sends PowOK signal to mobo
and mobo holds up power.
they work as team , logically
and if the MOBO sees shutdown from windows
it can reverse that gate logic and shut off.
as we all see every day.
bad PSU can shut down if bad. all can, psu bad
or if the overload is real. by ATX design.
SOME mobo can to for other reasons
like fans dead, or CPU overheated.

my top tier, ASUS mobo does All that and more.
even has a tamper switch, option.... full features in mine.
some pSu can shut down for dead fan or overheat or both.
mine can , i use high end PSU.
what is inside the HP, mobo is anyones guess
they dont publish to that level, like mine is..... and why I build all my systems(DT)

so when working any DT keep all that in mind
its not as simple as most think, it seems

the switch is just a REQUEST for power.
or if pushed 2 times, the reverse, but is programmable THAT..

here is my 2 power pins
on the mobo (not yours)
i unplug the pwrsw jack
i short the 2 pins, there,
power stays on my switch is bad. EASY NO?

oddly the last line in your post solve it.
a generic switch, momentary.
but you can do that with 2 ***** wires in hand
if ok switch bad.
if not ok , not the switch,, 5min work.


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