Washing cycle stops when it should empty and spin washing. The rinse hold light, 1200/600 and on/off light button flashes. The door will not open at all even when i pull the plug.
Can you please help!
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Re: Hotpoint aquarius 1200 washer dryer
The timer consists of a rectangular bakelite piece with a bunch of spade [push-on] terminals. On this timer assembly is a small motor that looks like it came out of an electric clock. It is this thing that operates the washer/dryer cycles. through a series of cams inside the assembly it either makes or breaks contacts. if you replace this motor it may solve the problem or at least tell you if the rest of the timer assembly is good or not. anyway, replacing this motor is cheaper than the whole timer which costs about $130.
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Could be several reasons:
- Selected the "Night cycle" program (means standing with the drum full of water, reason: too much noise in the spin cycle)
- Set to the "Rinse hold" (means standing with the drum full of water, reason: wrinkles on the clothes)
According to your description I think that this is not a failure otherwise error E20 will be appears on display.
Once the washing programme has come to an end, END illuminates on the programme progress display.
If RINSE HOLD was selected, the display beside the START/ PAUSE button flashes. 1. After a rinse hold, the water must first be pumped out:
- Either press the START/PAUSE button (the water is pumped out and the washing is spun according to the completed programme;
After the START/PAUSE button is pressed again, the spin speed can still also be changed during spinning), or
- Turn the programme selector to PUMP OUT and press the START/PAUSE button (the water is pumped out without spinning),or
- Turn the programme selector to SPIN or SHORT SPIN and press theSTART/PAUSE button (the water is pumped out and the washing is spun or gently spun).
At the end of this programme step, the END indicator will illuminate. 2. Open the door.
As soon as the DOOR indicator lights up green, the door can be opened.
Hi The light is
flashing due to the door lock error. The door lock is activated as the machine
experienced an error or was stopped in middle of a cycle. Or the door was being
pulled while the machine was running a cycle. Try unplugging your washer and
restart the washer to check if you are still getting the same blinking light.
If error is still not resolved then start the rinse/spin cycle & stop
the cycle, now press and hold the cancel button for 5-10 seconds. However,
if you are still not able to get the door open then you'll need to open the
door manually by disassembling the washer. Hope this helps... Please post back
for any further assistance. Daniel
Hi The light is flashing due to the door lock error. The door lock is activated as the machine experienced an error or was stopped in middle of a cycle. Or the door was being pulled while the machine was running a cycle. Try unplugging your washer and restart the washer to check if you are still getting the same blinking light. If error is still not resolved then start the rinse/spin cycle & stop the cycle, now press and hold the cancel button for 5-10 seconds. However, if you are still not able to get the door open then you'll need to open the door manually by disassembling the washer. Please post back for any further assistance. Daniel
the problem here is the machine is not emptying when its supposed to, you will find it is stopping at the rinse cycles. there is a sump underneath the machine that needs to be emptied. From my experiences, 9 out of 10 hotpoints that i would of repaired with the same problem as you are having is usualy caused by using the color catcher sheets, they are a disaster.
I recently had this happen but with no error message on my model, the rinse symbol just kept flashing and nothing was happening. I tried running a spin cycle or rinse and spin. The rinse & spin started but stopped when it got to spin. I finally determined that the water was not draining out. I ended up emptying a bucket and a half of water out of the emergency valve near the floor (which spills water everywhere) and found a lint ball that was plugging it. After this I tried running just a spin cycle and it worked.
button selection : To select an option press the button and you will see a light come on above the button. Press again to cancel and the light will go out. You cannot alter the options once the machine is running. Note : remember to cancel buttons after use!
As you look at the machine
Left hand button... Rinse Hold.. use this option to Help reduce creasing of delicate or synthetic fabrics by holding clothes in the final rinse water. The rinse hold light will flash to indicate that the programme is holding final rinse water. Complete the final spin by pressing the Rinse Hold button when light is flashing.
This is not available with Wool or Spin only programmes.
Middle Button.... Energy Save... use this option to save money and time on lightly soiled loads. This is not available with the Quick Wash, Rinse and Spin, or Spin Only programmes.
Right Hand Button .... Super Rinse... use this option for Large Wash loads and items for young children or people with sensitive skin. This option increases the water level for the first two rinses. This is not available with Cold Wash, Rinse and Spin or Spin Only programmes.
Copied from my Hotpoint FEW12 user instruction sheet.
Hope it helps.
Washing machine stops at the spin cycle - light flashes. Have to drain water out manually. Happened last week and was then able to run an empty rinse cycle. Machine worked normally for another week. Same problem today but have had to drain water manually from the drum after trying an empty 90 wash and rinse cycle (both stopped on the Spin and flashed). Any ideas? Thanks. x
try pushing the door closed again, i have a problem with my machine that when i put a load on it starts then stops the light starts flashing then i firmly push the door (at the handle side) and it starts to work again, it might help!