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When i turn it on it accepts water and detergent but doesnt turn. Dont have the manual and its in German. Got it second hand at an auction

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Check the motor brushes or belt first,

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First compartment on right side of drawer is prewash, next to it on the left is wash, second compartment on right is softener. Bubbles because you are using far too much detergent. Only use 2 tablespoons max for normal fairly large wash load, even less for smaller loads. Front loaders use little water, so need much less detergent. Also, highly suggest you not use softener, leaves residue in washer that soon turns to mildew and bad odors. Use white vinegar in its place. Helps remove detergent residue from clothes, keeps tub smelling good, and is very inexpensive. Liquid detergent is also an issue--it too leaves residue behind. Powdered detergent works much better and also is cheaper(counterintuitive you would think liquid dissolves better, but it doesn't).

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How much Detergent to add to the water tank.


If you go on line and google your model and name of your washer you can usually find the manual on line and can print it out.I use 1 capfull of detergent in my washer and that works just fine.I hope this helps!

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Is there a way of adding more water to every wash as all my clothes especially my towels are very stiff when they dry. I am now adding by hand another 8-10 ltrs to every cycle and the problem is solved,...


ok first things first do not add water to the machine this will screw up its timing and pressure switch settings, there is only one reason your clothes are hard and its because you are using to much detergent, do not listen to the directions on the back of the packet its a load of **** its nothing but a marketing ploy to make u use more therefor buy more, with modern front load washers they make them extremely water efficent meaning less water which in turn means you need less detergent, all you need in a front load washer is about 15mg so a small heap roughly the size of a 20 cent piece NO MORE, i am a qualified appliance repairer and the amount of issues caused by the amount of detergant is ridiculous. If you dont believe me (most people dont until shown) try this experiment get your hard dry towels and put them in the washer with no detergent and watch the amount of foam and bubbles you get, ive actually been able to get 3 loads of washing done using one hard dry towel in with it cos the customer put so much detergent in with the towels, hope this helps

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Goes partly through cycle-then gives code ld


Hello there:
For the LD error please check for the following:
  • Check for kinked or clogged Drain Hose: Remove any obstructions in the drain hose / stand pipe / utility sink. Straighten the hose to remove any kinks. If the washer is unable to drain due to a kinked or restricted drain hose, the washer may not spin.
  • Check for Standpipe higher than 8 feet above the floor:The pump is not powerful enough to pump water to heights greater than 8ft. The water will remain in the basket.
  • Check for excessive suds in the washer: Drain pumps cannot drain suds out of the washer.
To clear the suds condition: Check the drain hose and make sure the hose is not plugged or kinked Press pause/cancel twice to clear the display Run the machine through a Rinse/Spin cycle using cold water, then a Normal cycle using cold water.Note: Do NOT add any additional detergent. This will remove much of the remaining detergent held in the fabric. This step may have to be repeated to remove all the detergent. If the appliance does not accept inputs from the control panel, follow the Hard Reset steps below to reset the control:
  • Unplug or turn the circuit breaker off for 30 seconds.
  • Plug the power cord into the wall outlet or turn the breaker back on and wait 30 seconds.
  • Press the Pause / Cancel / Stop button twice to clear the display.
  • Start a short cycle, to check operation of the appliance, by selecting a cycle and pressing and holding the start button until the appliance starts.
Note: If the Hard Reset does not work, there may be an internal failure with the appliance, that requires service.The SD error code is caused by using the wrong detergent or excessive amounts of detergent.
To correct the issue: Make sure to use HE detergent. Note: Using Non - HE Detergent will cause oversudsing and can damage the washer. Do not use too much detergent.
Note: If using HE 2x - 5x concentrate detergent, reduce the amount being used. The washer will try to run a mini-clean out cycle using cold water and a 5 minute pause to clear the suds. If this cycle does not clear the display and complete the cycle the clothing may need to be rinsed by hand and then rewashed without detergent.
I have included a list of all the error codes and what they indicate below this includes the F50 error code. I recommend scheduling a service repair so a technician can properly diagnose and repair your washe

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Hotpoint Aquarius WF100


Firstly, there should be only one hose, always connected to the cold supply.
The unit will heat the water to the setting you choose for the wash (40 - 60 - etc)

Secondly, if the unit is leaking water, try turning down the cold pressure, this will slow the supply pressure to the unit and prevent spray out from the detergent drawer.

Your supply tap should have an isloting tap on it, adjust this until it sullpies water at an acceptable rate.
Do this by feeding the hose into a bucket/basin and tweak it until it pours out - not sprays out.
This should alleviate any leaks around the machine.

Hope this helps.

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GE Profile SmartDispense clog


I have the same problem and found the below on the GE website. It says to purge the detergent from the Smart Dispense. I am in the process of doing it now...we'll see if it works:

How to Purge Incorrect Liquid Detergent from the Bulk Dispenser

The purge routine operates the bulk dispenser pump continuously to drain the bulk dispenser tank when an incorrect liquid was poured in the tank. The process consists of setting up the dishwasher to run the purge mode, running the purge mode and then cleaning up the purged detergent.

Follow these steps carefully to have a successful purge run.

For Top Control Models:
  1. Make sure Pre-wash, Added Heat and Heated Dry LEDs are off.
  2. Press Heated Dry and Down Arrow buttons together for 3 seconds. All LEDs will illuminate.
  3. Press Added Heat and Up Arrow buttons together for 3 seconds. The Anti-bacteria LED will illuminate
  4. Press Start button one time
  5. Select Normal and make sure Pre-wash, Added Heat and Heated Dry LEDs are off.
  6. Press Start button one more time and dishwasher will run a complete cycle without the main motor running. Cycle is complete when the Clean light illuminates. This should take approximately 60 minutes.
  7. Open door and wipe up excess detergent from the door and tub
  8. Flush remaining detergent off by pouring water on the door and tub where there is detergent residue.
  9. Remove SmartDispenser cap and fill tank with water and then replace cap.
  10. Repeat Steps 1 through 9 one time.
  11. Then, repeat Steps 1 through 6. When the Clean LED illuminates, the system is purged and ready to be refilled with the correct detergent.
Front Mount Controls (same as above except for the changes in the two below steps):

2. Press Heated Dry and Cookware together for 3 seconds. All LEDs illuminate.

3. Press Added Heat and Cookware together for 3 seconds. The Anti-bacterial LED illuminates.

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