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Hotpoint WMA34 Where to find the motor to change the brushes

Where in the WMA34 is the motor situated, the machine has stopped working but there is power, from previous experience I think it is the brushes that are worn, but I cant find the motor.

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The Motor is in the back atthe bottom left.

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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DON'T FORGET TO UNPLUG THE POWER FIRST!
Remove the lid and the motor is sat to one side on top of the drum.

Posted on Dec 04, 2007

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How to change the brushes


The motor is situated rear centre of the machine. It's best to remove it, either tip it back, ensuring it's stable and supported or remove back panel for access. Brushes are located on either side of the motor.

Mar 23, 2014 | Hotpoint Aquarius WMA42 Front Load Washer

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I overloaded my hotpoint wma34 & after replacing the belt,it wont start,just turns once & stops


hi is drum free to turn if so have a look at brushes on motor they should be about 1 inch long if they are realy short it maybe that

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Hi, my hotpoint aquarius extra washing machine wma34 drum has stopped turning it is 7 years old. there is power and the water is still going in and draining out but it will not turn. please help.thankyou.


Remove the lower back cover, check to see if the belt is o/k.
If belt o/k,then remove the motor and check the brushes in motor..
If less than 3 or 4 mm long, then they need to be replaced.
Hope this helps .

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How do you change brushes on a hotpoint aquarius washing machine


I have a Hotpoint Aquarius WF740. This does have brushes. Tilt the washing machine backwards & look underneath. The brushes can be seen on the motor housing, they are secured by two screws each.

Nov 11, 2009 | Hotpoint Aquarius WF000 Front Load Washer

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Fitting new belt on hotpoint washing machine


check if plug is loose on motor,in the general area where the belt was changed has anything been disturbed,cables i mean?,sounds like the motor brushes may be worn(this would cause motor to stop),they are situated 180degrees apart at one end of motor,they are easy to change,there is a spot at brushes to put a screwdriver in to remove brushes-hope this helps

May 15, 2009 | Hotpoint Aquarius WMA42 Front Load Washer

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Washes but does not spin


I AM NOT A MECHANIC, BUT IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR MOTOR COUPLING NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.

May 13, 2009 | Hotpoint Aquarius WMA42 Front Load Washer

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Aj nide instruchyn HOTPOINT WMA34


Hi.
Log onto -www.hotpoint.co.uk
Then click After sales service,then download user manual.
You can then view this on screen, or print it off.
Please leave feedback.

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How can i remove the carbon brushes to check if they need renewed.I have a Hotpoint Aquarious model no WMA34. Much appreciated Chris


you will need to remove the motor, Isolate the supply by unplugging the machine, remove the rear panel, slacken the motor fixing bolts, remove the drum belt, now remove the motor bolts and drop out the motor, un-plug the motor connections.
The brushes are at the rear usually housed in plastic one on each side, disconnect the single wire and carefully remove the housing (2 torx screws), taking care not to break or loose the brush as it is spring loaded,a typical new brush will protrude 30-40mm from the housing a worn brush will be much shorter 8-15mm and just make contact with the motor commutator. replace if necessary, check the comm for wear, refit in the reverse order.

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Hotpoint Aquarius WMA46 front loader


I 've had this problem a few times with these machines.

Some solutions that have worked for me are.

1 change the motor.
2 change the wiring loom
3 change the board.

The most common one is the motor even when the it has decent brushes the motor just will not pick up speed on the spin cycle.

hope this helps.

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