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Hotpoint aquarius +WML720 tripping fuse box every time I switch it on any ideas please

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  • john Jan 10, 2014

    if you have checked the motor then you should check the HEATER

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You have a direct short in the wiring, if you open up the outer case and make sure its unplugged it should be very easy to visibly spot the burned wires or offending part. Most all of these parts can be had either locally or online and are usually straightforward to replace.

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  • Neil Frost
    Neil Frost Jan 01, 2014

    Hi I unplugged the motor it still tripped .I plugged the motor back in and took the carbon brushes out and it did not trip everything seems ok . the brushes are low but can this course it to trip out
    Best wishes
    Neil

  • quady Jan 14, 2014

    Yes but if your unplugged the motor and it still tripped it can't just be the brushes

  • quady Jan 14, 2014

    May be heater.

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something is going down to earth, start by unplugging the motor and retesting, if it doesn't trip them check the motor carbons etc, if it trips then check the heater element for contact down to earth, replace if needed etc, then check the outlet pump the same way if i have helped rate me please ps when working on machine remove from power supply

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If the washer doesn’t operate or make any noise when set on any cycle, or if it stops suddenly when it should continue onto the next cycle, it may not be receiving electrical power, or, if the motor stopped mid-cycle, the machine’s overload protector may have tripped. In this case, take out some of the articles to reduce the load and let the protector reset itself. Then restart the machine. Otherwise:





1) Be sure the machine is plugged in and turned on. If necessary, check the receptacle it’s plugged into for power, using a working lamp, appliance, or voltage tester. Be sure the washer lid is closed completely.

2) If the receptacle seems dead, check the circuit breaker or fuse that serves that circuit.

3) Unplug the washer, and check the power cord. If necessary, replace the cord.

4) Open the lid and check the lid switch and the tab on the lid that it pushes against. Press and release the switch. If it doesn’t click when you do this, it’s probably broken. If you’re experienced at home repair, you can remove the switch, test it, and replace it if needed; otherwise, call a repairperson.

5) If the washer still doesn’t work, the controls may be faulty. Call a service person.

Thanks for your question

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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