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WMA46 stopped woking power off mid cycle

I got a hotpoint WMA46, Put washing on this morning started as normal so i left. Went back an hour later to find machine off no lights on or anything washing soaking wet with loads of water in the drum but i was able to open the door. I have changed the fuse, nothing used an extention lead to a different socket, nothing. Help please

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Re: WMA46 stopped woking power off mid cycle

Hi there the problem you have sounds like the motor has shorted out causing the pcb to blow, sadly this is a costly repair and is usualy not worth repairing as you will need a new motor and pcb


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