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How do I start my washing machine,as soon as I switch on at the plug the lights all flash and it wont start.

Cleaning the filter and pump, blowing down the pressure switch tube to make sure it is clear and removing the outlet hose from the pipe to ensure clear exit.

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Is it an old machine with physical switches (push to hold etc) or electronic ?
As a starter....make sure cycle on switch is off then plug in..... wait for few minutes while it sets its programmer... the light should settle. Attempt a wash. If it's still flashing erratically... main board might be blown or motor burnt out......or the rubber band may be disconnected from drum. ...

Posted on Dec 03, 2014

Testimonial: "Sorry but it did not help me as it is an electronic machine and as the lights are all flashing I cannot tell if it is switched on or not. NB: It flashes even with the door open"

  • gmduvall Dec 03, 2014

    There is a switch within the doorlock that can break. it's a safety device and can cause problems if broken. There is no reset sequence is there ? Then it sounds more like the CCU is faulty (central control unit) it's a common fault across a range of devices.

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If you are certain that all pipes are clear, then you may wish to check the pressure pot & pressure switch ( & small hose joining the two as this could be telling lies to the program unit. If the machine is emptying but the switch fails to read the level correctly, it can cause the same sort of error problem. Pressure pots can fill with the "grey soap gunk" and switches pressure are a reletively common fault also. Good luck

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Error code E15 means pump time out, that it is to say the water is not pumping out enough in the time alloted by the control module.
There must be some kind of blockage or restriction in the pump or the outlet hose, so you need to check these.
Please rate my solution.
Thanks.

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

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