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Door lock flashes

Hi ive got a hotpoint wma42 and the door lock light flashes and doesnt go off and so the machine wont start washing can u give me any ideas what the problems could be

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  • lespaul51 Dec 31, 2007

    hi got the same problem WITH A HOTPOINT WMA 40P tried fitting a new interlock switch,still the same, if you set the switch to permanantly on machine works,it seems as if something is not telling the swich to work HELP !!!! please

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem

  • signman2 Jan 03, 2008

    Have got exactly the same problem

    Got a Aquarius WMA42 with a flashing door lock, so the machine doesnt work

    Any suggestions how to fix it

    Or should I buy a new one

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Machine wont go. Flashes DE on the display

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    door locked light flashs when try to start rince cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    lock light blinks and won't let washing machine start



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Your switch bracket or switch is either broken or you have no either to or from it. Check your switch first.

Posted on Dec 18, 2007


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