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My hotpoint operates perfectly normal until it comes to the fast spin. The machines just rotates clockwise then anticlockwise continuously. I have emtied the filter, this has no effect. Could there be a loose connection at the speed control board (if it has one). Or do the brushes in the motor require replacement. I look forward to ur speedy response as the wife is gettin on my nerves a bit.

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Re: hotpoint first edition

Wma washers (not the computer ones) normally do not have a separate control board, just the one at the top that has the timer dial on it, check for wires off or blown or burnt marks on it, after that check the wires at the motor, without doing multi-meter checks it could still be either i would not suspect the brushes as the motor at least rotates, it could be a blockage in the pressure system pipe, the thin one that comes from the top of the machine (a round item about 2 inch diameter) hope i have helped, if so rate me

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