Question about Washing Machines
I have an error code on a NA-168VX4 washer
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Panasonic washing machine noisey
It appears your clutch assembly has failed in this instance.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.
If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.
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Posted on Sep 19, 2010
SOURCE: Please I have got error
This is a code for an internal leak. Same happened to us today 2 weeks after buying the machine from John Lewis. We had a small pool of water appear in front of trhe machine. Waiting for Panasonic to sort out a repair.
Posted on Feb 11, 2011
SOURCE: Hi friends, I have Panasonic
Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
Sorry but I do not know your particular machine BUT I would suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters. The motor is unable to drain all of the water in the allotted time.
Here are my complete, general pre-typed guidance notes for checking filters and motors ;-0)
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!) and held in by a round cover/knob.
REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT!
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. If it doesn't work then the motor is malfunctioning!
Hope the filter is the problem and good luck!
Posted on Mar 13, 2011
SOURCE: The error code U12 shows
The "U12" is due to the magnet that is attached at the tip of the lid. the magnet acts as a sensor that give info whether the lid is closed or open. Either the magnet has come off or it is not aligned properly.
Posted on Jul 31, 2011
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