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Hi, have a problem with my hotpoint wfm940 washing machine. It had an error f5 which relates to the drum not draining, found rubber bands in the pump. Machine isn't running any cycles now, it will spin, and drain wouldnt fill with any water. Any ideas many thanks in advance paul

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Try removing the plug or switching off the washing machine and leave it for about ten minutes. Hopefully this will reset the electronics and allow normal operation again..

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SOURCE: Will fill with water but during rinse and spins it won't drain.

I fixed it on my own. By taking off the suction hose and spinning the fan inside it apparently dislodged something and is working now. Hopefully the problem won't come back, I was unable to find the foreign object.

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SOURCE: Rinse water fills the washing machine when the spin cycle starts

Check your outlet filter, most likely it is blocked, preventing the water from draining out. Chk your pump too. Before this disconnect from the wall socket; and also check the pipe coming from the tub to the filter. Siphon out the excess water from inside the machine before you open the pipes.

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check the lid switch

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more than likely the pump needs replacing, first of all remove the outlet drain hose from the the place it discharges and lower it into a bucket,this should allow it to syphon away,you may need to empyt the bucket a few times once the machine is empty you should be able to put it on its spin cycle once it has spun locate and remove the filter to remove any objects or lint, fill machine with warm water and try to drain and spin via the programme,if this do not work fit a new pump

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It will not spin with water in.
See if you can locate a filter, and clean same.

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