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Machine won't wash after using dryer.

My WD71 won't now wash cloths after a friend used the dryer. I never use the dryer and now when i put a wash in close door, add wash tab etc then select which wash i want everything ok up until i press the start button, it doesn't beep or do anything!!!! I'm not sure if i have to switch machine back to wash mode after drying clothes or whether the start button has broken??? I can't find my manual so anyone know where i can download one??? Please help.

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  • Bealo Sep 10, 2007

    thanks for that, but there is nothing in the troubleshoot section regarding my problem.
    I have tried turning off the machine at the on off switch and at the mains for a couple of hours to try and reset it but still nothing.

    What do you suggest??????????????

  • Bealo Sep 10, 2007

    yes the door is firmly closed.

    yes when i select a programme it is displayed in the info bubble as normal.

    yes when i power off at the mains then switch it back on the on off switch is working as it should.

    i have just tried all of the above and gave the door a really firm shut selected programe c pressed the start button but still nothing, no beep or no machine start up.




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Manual here:

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  • Anonymous Sep 10, 2007

    Make sure the door is firmly closed.

    When you select the desired wash does the info bubble "display screen" show the correct data.

    When you power off the machine at the mains and then switch it back on, does the front power(start) button start the machine up?

  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2007

    It could be the circuit board behind the front panel.

    Does the Dryer work ok?



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