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Program problems When a program is selected, water momentarily enters the machine then cuts itself off. The pump then kicks in and the program dial then clicks itself around the programs - not stopping just turning freely until I press the on-off button. The red light whilst this is happening flashes on and off every 6 or 7 seconds.

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Re: Program problems

Please check you drain filter, situated @ bottm of appliance. if ok i think you may have a pcb fault and you need an engineer

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Hi! re BOSCH washing machine WET 2820 Program will start, and then for 30 secs approx start normally, water starts to enter the drum. Then it stops, nothing happens. I have cleaned the soap dispens

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Dec 07, 2011 | Bosch WET 2820 Front Load Washer / Dryer

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This washing is rubish , it doesnt heat the water, it takes hours to wash if it decideds to wash the clothes!! it wont rinse, wont spin what the hell!!! And when you turn the program dial to cut to the...

It is possible that the machine does not start off the cycle because there are errors or feedback from the inputs. For the program to start up the main program controller must initiate the INLET/MOTOR/DRAIN pump/ valve to open up and allow each function to be driven from the flow into the drum as also the drain valve to open to exit the water at the point of the program cycle. If this does not happen then the voltage at the valve/motor/pump must be checked or the fault relates to no voltage from the controller. This means the controller is a suspect.

Also check the heating coil , check the voltage at the time of heat wash , if not the controller is a suspect. check cost estimation before you proceed.

If the water flows then the flow should be good, if not the inlet valve is bad or there is dirt in the filter. Also check the flow at the inlet of the water line. Once the water comes into the system the WATER LEVEL SENSOR - normally a pressure switch- must activate at the preset/chosen level to give the signal to the program controller to switch on the motor. What is most important for the motor to start functioning is that the door switch must be ON when the door is shut or this will be an error for starting the motor for rinse and wash.

Finally after the wash the drain valve will be activated, the water is allowed to come in to rinse and then finally the dry spin with the drain valve/pump activated so as to drain off all the water from the clothes during the spin.

Make sure that a fault in any of the cycle will relate to the specified action, so check the command from the program module and then the executing device be it the valve or motor or pump.

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Aug 09, 2011 | Washing Machines

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Whirlpool WW1206

WW1206 Whirlpool Washing Machine CONTINUOUS WATER PROBLEM.

Water is continuous once the system says it to open, thus the program stops there and no more spinning. Water level setting is not functioning. Water inflow stops only when pressing the pause position. Even if the water supply is cut off, no spinning is experienced. The program still continues and waits for the automatic water supply cut off as programmed, but the water level indicator does not work. rince and spin programs work because there is no supply of water in the program.


Jan 17, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Bosch Washing MAchine - E2 error message


E2 means uneven balance.

The error code gets reset using the following procedure:

Ensure that the machine door is closed. Turn the dial in the OFF position.
Hold down Start/Pause button and turn the dial anti clockwise at the same time until its position is pointing at the Express (15mins) program.
Hold down Start/Pause button until the e2 message starts flashing (or keep holding for about one minute)
Release the button.
Turn the dial again to the OFF position.
The machine is reset. Select any program.

If the message comes back after selecting program, then there is still a balancing problem. Remove and redistribute load, check floor and ensure machine is at level.

Jan 31, 2009 | Bosch WFMC 3200 Front Load Washer

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Drum not filling up with water, it's draining straight out.

That means that the drain pump is always on.
That can happen because of a faulty or stuck water level switch (the one with floating sensor), because of a faulty drain pump solenoid, or because of a faulty pump.

Oct 24, 2008 | Washing Machines

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Dial continuously turning

to reset the dial, switch the power off, then turn the dial to a dot on the selection then switch the power on, the light should flash about 3-4 times this should be it reset.

for the machine to start doing this mid cyle though usually indicates something is wrong, i would hazard a guess at the pump filter is blocked and the mahine was trying to drain at the time it started clicking.

the best thing to do is empty the machine manually by placing the outlet hose into a bucket or large dish, once empty remove the plastic kick plate on the bottom of the machine and behind this you will find the filter.
before you unscrew the filter you will need to place some towels or old cloths on the floor as there will still be water left in the pipes, remove filter and any foreign objects (possibly coins, hair clips etc) and then screw back in. job done.

hope this helps

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Aug 02, 2008 | Ariston Technologies Ariston AWD12 Front...

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The knob keeps turning when you have a problem with the machine the most common problem with indesit is the pump. check to see if there is any thing in the filter compartmet located at the bottom on the front of the machine if so clean and replace.. THEN you will have to reset the knob. you do tis by turning the dial to one of the off position (the big black dot ). Then leave the door open and keep switching the machine on and off quickly from the button on the front of the machine untill you c the lights flicker rappidly.. once this happens the machine is reset and ready to wash ... p.s The pump can be one source for a problem... others include brushes on motor.....but most likely it will be the pump tell tell signs are water in the drum

Nov 20, 2007 | Washing Machines

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Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean. There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it. Snaking out your standpipe would be good too.

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Nov 07, 2007 | Hotpoint Aquarius WF000 Front Load Washer

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Ariston Model details not handy - but has a manual setting dial on the right!

It would be nothing to do with the time in storage if that was a problem it would have shown its self on the first wash. The three most likely faults would be,no pump due to small blockage ie: button or coin, damaged pump, seized Next fault could be an open circuit heater, if you put a multi meter across the two contacts with the wires dsconnected, and if you select continuity it will beep. If you have a Ohm meter select a low range you should get around 23 omhs.Lastly the brushes in the motor could of worn, or the motor itself could be wrong do a continuity test on the contacts.If you have Insulation resistance tester make sure the machine on a whole has enough resistance ideally above 3 Megohms, prior to doing that test you must do an earth continuity test. MAKE SURE YOU DISCONNECT FROM THE MAINS

Jul 30, 2007 | Ariston Technologies AWD 121

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