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Simpson esprit 550 does soap powder sprinkle around clothes or do you pull centre piece out & place in the shaft

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SOURCE: suds residue left on clothes just washed

ck drain hose end of drain hose should be at least 36 ins from floor also be sure drain hose fits loosely in drain water may be siphoning out resulting low water level to wash/rinse ..also recommend using liquid detergent dry doesn't dissolve good in cold water and even though it may be recommended for front load the lower water levels used may not be enough to dissolve it properly

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you can pick up a Y adaptor from a hardware store and fit a cold feed to both, it will take a few more minutes to comlpete cycles thats all, all new machines are fitted with a cold feed only to make them more energy efficent. the tech is talking pi**

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SOURCE: Simpson esprit 550.The agitator is not moving in

Had the same problem with mine, could be a number of things but in my case it was a relatively simple fix - but you'll need to buy a part.

Open the lid and look inside, the bit sticking up in the middle of the machine is called the agitator. Remove all the fabric softner and lint filter from it and you'll see one very small bolt at the base.

I concocted a number of ratches stuck together to reach it but once undone you can pull the enitre agitator up an remove it.

The agitator is driven by metal bolt with teeth at the bottom of the tub, however the agitator itself is made entirley of plastic, therefore (prob due to age) the metal teeth had eaten away the inside of the agitator and so it was just spinning inside its hole!

eplace the agitator and problem solved.

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SOURCE: simpson esprit 550 washing machine stops mid-cycle

Could be timer fault although good chance its stopping as it gets to rinse indicating faulty Solonoid valve..Good luck

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How do I remove the agitator from my Simpson washing machine??

the problem is not with the agitator but in or under the gear box
the agitator is shaft driven from the gear box
so get a technician out to investigate the fault as from you stating that on trying to pull the agitator off it worked again for a short period of time which you have pulled the shaft up a fraction and allowed the workings in or under the box to engage

Jul 09, 2016 | Simpson Washing Machines

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Hi, we have Simpson top loading washing machine model number Esprit 550, the drum is not rotating and the spinning plastic rod in the centre of the drum is not spinning/rotating either

that is a direct drive

is the agitator (plastic rod )loose or sloppy
if you look down the inside of the agitator
do you see a nut at the base holding the agitator tight

if the timer is working
and water can pump in and out
that is good

if you cant hear the motor click in
it will need to have the inspection cover taken off
for service or part replacement



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Simpson esprit 550 agitator & spin not working properly.

Open the lid during the wash cycle and observe the agitation, you need to see exactly whats happening, If its corkscrewing instead of agitating it will wind the clothes as you described. Agitation is usually back and forth, or up and down etc, not just turning constantly in the same direction.

Aug 25, 2014 | Washing Machines

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Simpson esprit 550 manual

The lid is a little bit rusty that it does not close properly making the lid switch to be inoperative. I suggest you should try to clean and derust the lid and make sure that the lid switch is actuated when you close the lid. I have to warn you though that these items are usually powder coated so you will have to be good in repairing powder coated items.

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Smelly washing machine and washed clothes

This is usually because of a bacteria build up on the machine. Suggested actions: Remove and thoroughly clean the soap tray. Remove the waste pipe from the drain pipe you have it poked into and ensure that all is clean and emptied. If your machine has a filter (Usually behind a 4 inch square door on the front towards the bottom of the machine if one is fitted - this depends on the machine and I'm sorry, I'm not familiar with your madel). Finally, take 2 or 3 DISHWASHER TABLETS put them in the machine's drum and wash at the highest temperature that your machine will allow. Modern biological washing powder uses bacteria to break down and "eat" stains. Bacteria creates unpleasant odours. Dish Washer tablets and powder is designed to kill bacteria. Hope this helps

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Simpson esprit 550 washing machine stops mid-cycle

Could be timer fault although good chance its stopping as it gets to rinse indicating faulty Solonoid valve..Good luck

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