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No power to washing machine. checked the fuse in he plug. circuit breaker and plug socket also checked for loose conection wires in washing machine all ok. it started by the washing machine whilst not in use made a loud noise then power circuit breaker tripped the kitchen electric supply. swiched trip switch back on in kitchn everything else worked but not the washing machine. washing machine about 4 years old.

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Go go power rangers....

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