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I have an Hotpoint WDL 520 washer dryer. The other day the fuse blew in the plug whilst in washing cycle,ever since the water is cold and it will not dry. It is less than 6 months old surely the element hasn't gone already?

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It is possible that the element has gone, \even after such a short period of time.
If it is only 6 months old, then you need to contact Hotpoint service department, and get it fixed under the guarantee, do not try to fix it yourself,, as you could invalidate the guarantee.
If you look inside your user instruction hand book you will find the telephone number you need to ring to get service.
Please rate my fixya solution.
Thankyou.

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