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Hotpoint - wont go into spin!

Wont go into spin, just revolves as if in washing mode. We have just changed the bearings and it was terribly noisey! Cleaned the brushes too. Any ideas what our problem is, could it be the programme as we also have noticed now it doesnt seem to fill for very long, almost no water - but when trying the Rinse & Spin cycle a lot more water is in the machine.

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Re: Hotpoint - wont go into spin!

Two possible causes motor commutator is damaged thats the bit the brushes sit on.put your finger on the commutator turn slowly and feel for raised segments or damage if there are any then this is you problem. if that is ok check you brushes have a good length and can make contact. if this is ok then check you card for damage.the filling/water level problem could be due to the limit switch pipework blockage at the base thats the small plastic pipe usual blocked into drum very common in old machines. hope this helps

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