Question about Hotpoint Aquarius WD640 Front Load Washer/Dryer
10Can some one please help me why is my washer flashing f-
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: water every where
These machines have a common fault. If yours has no visible filter, the filter is in the rubber waste tube, just below the drum.
Most faults on these machines are due to a blockage or build up of sludge and lime scale in this area.
This also affects the pressure switch, which is linked by a plastic tube to the same place! This will cause the machine to stick, and not spin, otr to spin with water in the drum causing vibration.
Firstly check the outlet hose and the plumbing where the outlet goes to for signs of sludge and lime. Unless you have very soft water or a water softener, there will be some! Usually lots!
Clean this out.
Disconnect the machine from the mains and the water supply and pull it into a clear area.
Put a thick cloth on the floor and gently lay the machine on its left hand side, looking from the rear,
Undo the small panel on the back and you will see the black rubber concertina hose, pressure chamber and pump, which are now all easily accessible from the rear and the botom of the machine.
Undo the circlips with a screwdriver and the special plastic clips with a pair of pliers by twisting each part in the opposite direction.
Take the whole hose off. You find a filter and a "ping pong ball" inside this.
Clean it all out as thoroughly as you can. At the same time clean out the plastic pressure chamber and the pump. you might need to use a proprietary limescale remover or vinegar to do this.
You will usually find a few buttons, plastic items, paper, couins and a load of sludge!
Put the whole lot back, The plastic clips slide together with a toothed grip.
The whole job should take about half an hour and the machine will be like new.
Posted on Feb 29, 2008
The flashing lights means that an error had been detected.
The machine must be unplugged from main to check the drain hose and the drain pump.
The most common is that the drain pump is clogged with debris and must be unlocked.
Posted on Feb 18, 2009
there is a blockage. to get the water out put the end of the drain hose into a basin lower than the machine. you may have to shake it about a bit to get the water flowing.
you will need to check the filter or pump for foreign objects.
these may be at the front behind the kick plate or the rear behind the lower panel.
Posted on Feb 25, 2009
Code f03 means wash thermistor open circuit, this is normally part of the heating circuit, suggest you test heater and thermistos located in the end of the heater, and replace if necesscary. If heater o/k , then could be bad connection to control module, or broken wire, if still no joy, then call Hotpoint.
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Posted on May 30, 2009
SOURCE: Error Code "TEST"
Just had the same problem & found the following solution via the web :-
1. When tESt shows hold down both the ON/OFF Button & the START Button together & let the Test proceed holding the two buttons down for the entire test (Approx 3 Minutes ) .
Continue to hold the " buttons down until the word Done appears.
After which you should be able to proceed with the normal wash cycle
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
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