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Hotpoint washer dryer leaking water whilst drying

My hotpoint ultimate extra washer dryer leaks water when using the dryer? any ideas?

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    leaking water and drawer not filling up

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    Control panel flashing

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Driers work by running cold water down the back plate of the machine so the hot damp air condence's on to it. It works on the same principle as your bathroom mirror, because its colder than the air around it the moistier in the air condence's on to it. Most machines use a seperate inlet valve from the cold water to do this, they are proned to rub against the back of the drum.Take the top cover off the machine and check the hose's from the cold inlet onto the back of the machine you'll probably find a hole worn in it.

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