Question about Washing Machines
Contact seller if less than 12 months old, as it sounds like it is unfit for purpose under trading standards law
Posted on Nov 30, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Elastic eating front load washer
Check the inside drum vanes. Sometimes the vanes may crack and grab certain items.Next check the front of the drum and tub for any loose items like wires from bras or curtains sometimes these may get stuck in the drum or vane and cause this problem.Also check your soap make sure there is not alot of suds this is my number one problem with these machines.H.E. soap is best but watch liquid tide it's been sudsing alot.
Posted on Oct 10, 2007
Metal inside washer drum may be faulty and causing tearing of clothes (run your finger around the inside when empty and you will feel where it snags). Had same problem, only got worse and ruined many expensive t-shirts! Replacement of drum is required and is extremely costly if not under warranty!
Posted on Sep 03, 2008
You can try to get them out yourself but not to sure, depends on where they are at. Small clothing items (like socks) usually get stuck in the rubber gasket. If you have not already check the rubber gasket really good and see if you find them. If they have gotten past that point probably not something you want to do yourself. They would be inbetween the inner and outer stainless steel drum. If you cant find them take care if you start the wash and leave, there have been a lot of reports of the socks working thier way over and blocking the water intake hose from the soap dispenser causing all the water to come out the front and on the floor. If you can find them and get them out the best fix is to get a large garment bag to keep all the small items together and from wandering off during the wash. Hope this helps and I hope they are just in the gasket and not inbetween the drums.
Posted on May 13, 2009
SOURCE: My Whrilpool Duet keeps
That is a common problem with the Whirpool duets. Small clothing articles, especially baby socks go through the drum lip to the drain pipe.
Best to buy a zip-up laundry bag and place all the small clothing items in there.
Posted on Nov 14, 2009
Hello, To enter test program for WFK 2401 washers: 1) Set cycle knob to any "X" (reset) position 2) Press and hold Pre-Wash and Start buttons at the same time. While still holding Pre-Wash and Start buttons, turn unit on by pressing On/Off button. When test program has been entered: Start light will flash
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Based on your description it sounds like a faulty door lock mechanism. As you may or may not already know the 06 error code for the WFK2401 Bosch washer indicates an error in the lock has been detected.
This is from the Bosch service tips I have, so you should be able to check it with this info...
I also have this available to you in "pdf" and I can send you if you want to provide an email address since the "pdf" cannot be attached or sent via these post's.
You can also run a self diagnostic/test program by following these steps I've laid out, then let me know what you find...I suspect a faulty lock as I alluded to though.
3) Keep holding Pre-Wash and Start buttons (only) until digital display comes on (~ 5 seconds).
**HINT: Turning washer off at any time will end test program**
Digital display will show 00 for no faults or will show fault codes below:
Let me know what you find as I said or if you require further assistance. Thanks for choosing FixYa for your repair inquiry and good luck
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To enter test program for WFK 2401 washers:
1) Set cycle knob to any "X" (reset) position
2) Press and hold Pre-Wash and Start buttons at the same time. While still holding Pre-Wash and Start buttons, turn unit on by pressing On/Off button.
When test program has been entered:
Start light will flash
Posted on Dec 29, 2010
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