You said: ....overfilling probably because air chamber blocked. remove lid. you willsee a pressurestat somewhere at the top - usually round with anythingfrom 3 to 7 wires and a small tube underneath. follow hose down and itconnects to the air chamber. make sure this is free of gung and checkhose for splits and has no blockage.
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Re: How to check and clean air chamber
It appears your Pressure Switch has failed in this instance.
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The pressure system you refer to, is the water level switch and pressure chamber, the small hose leading to the pressure switch can get blocked and cause the washer to overfill.
To check the hose, remove the lower rear panel of washer, at the bottom right you will see a large black hose, attached to this is the pressure chamber hose leading to the pressure switch.
Remove the small plastic hose and check for blockage here and in the black hose where the small hose is fastened too.
If it still overfills, then could be a faulty water level switch..
It could just be the load is out of balance which would mean redistributing the load or adding something if you only have one or two items in the drum. The other scenario is the pressure chamber has blocked and the machine thinks the drum is still full of water. To find out if it is the pressure chamber remove the lid off the machine, locate the pressure switch, it will probably be round in shape and about 3 inches across with a few wires comeing out one side and a rubber hose connected to the under side. Remove this hose carefully and listen for a click as you do so, if the chamber is blocked you will hear the click because the switch is resetting. Now follow the hose down and it will lead you to the chamber, remove it and clean it out, dont be tempted to just blow down the pipe because that is not a lasting solution and will block again in no time. Before putting your hands in the machine turn off the power and remove the mains plug.
Check to see if the lint filter is overfilled. If so, simply slide it out and remove accumulated lint. Next, check if the exhaust tube from which hot air is expelled is blocked. Clean it out as best as you can - it's possible that a bunch of lint has accumulated inside.
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F05 is a
pressure switch fault, it could be the pressure chamber is blocked or partially
blocked; this would stop the machine from spinning because it thinks the tub
still has water in it. It may clear from time to time allowing for the occasional
instance when it would spin as normal. The only real way to clear the blockage is
to remove the chamber and wash it out under running water, although there are
those that say ‘just blow down the air hose’ Believe me this is only a temporary
solution because the fault will return. On the other hand it could be the
switch is faulty in which case you will need a new one. The
pressure chamber is located under the machine at the rear and will need to be
removed from the tub to be cleaned.(you never stated which model you have) so I
can only assume it is a split tub type. If in doubt locate the switch by
removing the lid of the machine and it is (a round object about 3” across with
wires on one side and a small bore air hose underneath).Follow the hose down to
the pressure chamber.
If the water continues to come in without the washer being on, then you have faulty inlet valve, replace.
If it stops when you turn m/c off, then you probably have a sticking water level switch, or a blocked pressure chamber and /or pressure hose.
the pressure chamber and hose are located at the rear right side of the m/c .
Remove lower rear panel, and remove the hose with the long thin hose attached to it this is the pressure chamber and hose, thoroughly clean and fit back.Test it for leaks.
This should solve the problem.
While in the back I would suggest you remove large black hose and clean the filter located in there as this could also be a factor in it overfilling.
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water leak from cold hose nothing to do with other problem. tighten hose connection and fit a new hose washer
overfilling probably because air chamber blocked. remove lid. you will see a pressurestat somewhere at the top - usually round with anything from 3 to 7 wires and a small tube underneath. follow hose down and it connects to the air chamber. make sure this is free of gung and check hose for splits and has no blockage.
to check the pressure stat itself, attach your own hose to the stat and while machine in fill mode, blow down this hose and you should hear a click and water intake will stop
fault can be due to more than one cause.
take top off machine
locate pressurestat - usually a round device with anything from 3 to 7 wires to it and a small diameter tube to it.
check no split or crack in tube and that it is not blocked.
the small diameter hose goes to an air chamber. often this air chamber gets clogged especially if you use liquid detergent. if clogged, clear it with hot water.
pressurestat may also be faulty but these are a reliable device. to test, remove small dia tube and attach your own tube. with machine in fill mode, blow into tube and you should hear a click and water stops
ps i live near truro
fault f1 is slow or no cold fill. this fault code with overfill points to:
air chamber blocked with sludge
hose from air chamber to pressure stat blocked or split
pressure stat faulty
of these the first is the most likely