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Time remaining stays at 1 min for 20 min

On a normal cycle with a medium load itnstead of 40 min it takes about 75min. It just site on 1 min left for like 20 min while it does another rinse and spin

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This may happen if using the Super-eco program.

It is designed to extend the washing time / cycle, but is less intesive in rotations. It's more a long gentle soak than a quick scrubbing action.

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Have a WDL540 can you explain the symbols on the right hand side of the machine has mins and other symbols. Don't have an instruction book. A wash takes 2 hours at 40 degrees its too long.


Do you mean a Hotpoint Aquarius WDL 540 washer? The wash cycle timing is available in the manual on page 8 of the manual (see link below). A normal-sized cottons wash at 40 degrees C takes about 150 minutes (2 1/5 hours) if you have good water pressure and do not use too much detergent. The coloreds cycle is shorter (just under 90 minutes). The indicator lights on the very right hand side (in a downward slash pattern) give the cycle status information. The top light is wash, and the next one down is rinse. The rest are Spin, Dry and End of Cycle. See page 7 of the manual. The function buttons, below the wash temperature and drying time/humidity selection knobs, are from left to right: Super Wash, Extra Rinse, Mini Load, Slow Spin. These are given on page 9. The dryer dial gives you the choice of selecting a dry time from 40-180 minutes or by humidity. The humidity options are Iron (leaves clothes slightly damp), Hanger (ready to put away) and Cupboard (to dry heavy items like towels to a very dry stage). Note the dryer can't manage as large a load as the washer function does. You may need to split the load after doing the wash.

The manual for the WDL 540 is available on the product page: https://www.hotpoint.co.uk/appliances-1/washer-dryers-3/hotpoint-aquarius-wdl-540-p-.c-washer-dryer-white/F064656/ . The picture of the washer shows the function buttons when you zoom in on the control panel. The direct link to the manual is http://docs.hotpoint.eu/_doc/19512781900_GB.pdf .

I hope this helps.

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Washer stops cycleing


First are you sure the error code is 'LE' and not 'tE' which looks very similar. The LE is usually the motor position sensor. Common on older washers. Easy fix. Under $20 part. The tE error is usually the thermistor. Inexpensive part about $6, but can be more complicated to get to. Ad a comment to your question and my answer with error code and I'll reply with more info if needed.

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I need to know what the buttons say on the dishwasher. Mine have no letters


Hi,

Some SHX46 washers have 4 wash cycle buttons and others have 5. The button on the left side on top of the door is the start/stop button regardless of how many wash cycle buttons you have.


If you have 5 cycle buttons, reading from left to right they will be as follows.

1. Top Rack Only / Sanitize
2. Power Scrub Plus - (Long wash for heavy soil)
3. Regular Wash - (Economy wash for light to medium soil)
4. Delicate Wash - (Shorter wash at a lower temperature for delicate items)
5. Rinse & Hold.

These buttons are also used for cancelling a wash cycle. Hold down buttons 2 and 4 (Power Scrub Plus and Delicate) at the same time to cancel a wash cycle and drain the water out.

If your washer does have 4 buttons, it means you don't have a Top Rack / Sanitize cycle, in which case the button configuration - from left to right - will be:

1. Power Scrub Plus - (Long wash for heavy soil)
2. Regular Wash - (Economy wash for light to medium soil)
3. Delicate Wash - (Shorter wash at a lower temperature for delicate items)
4. Rinse & Hold.

With this button configuration, the cancel cycle buttons are 1 and 3.


I hope this solves your problem. If you need any additional information, please post back.

Regards,
BElectric

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Washer gets to 20 min left in rinse cycle recuriculation pump comes on and off anything from 5 seconds to 2 min control countdown stays at 20 min for over 20 min? whirlpool calipso


usually problem with digital washing machine is on the program module, exactly in the water level sensor, please check the hose that connected to water level sensor, make sure no dirt blocking or clogging the hose. also you can clean the tube under the pulsator, usually there is many dirt blocking the hoseline.

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Washer goes through 40 min. cycleand stays on 1 min. spinning and rinsing for another 30 min


your using way to much soap
during that whole 1 minute cycle it is detecting suds and trying to rinse the cloths further
cut way down on the soap here
you should be using 1 tablspoon per load
wash one load without anyy soap at all
this should help to reduce your suds lock

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LG tromm washer stuck in rinse cycle


  • I had the same issue of being stuck in rinse and timer stuck at 20 min. Mine was a water flow problem, at the back of the washer where you hook up the water there is a small in line screen to stop debris from water supply. I removed them, they were clogged, cleaned them up, works great!!!

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How long is wash cycel in dishwasher. dishwasher does not seem to advance beyond the wash cycle


Normal wash cycle is as follows..

Wash1 8 min
Rinse1 10 min
Wash2 21 min
Rinse 10 min
Rinse 12.5 min
Dry(hot or cool) 23.5 min

Total of 85 min

thats just a normal cycle. Pots and pan cycle is of course longer

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Printed wash cycle info missing from front of machine


Quick wash cycle for the Hotpoint FEW12 is 'K'

A 95* White cotton, heavy soil ........ 5.5kg 2hours 30/40 mins Fast spin
B 40* White cotton Heavy soil .......5.5kg 1hour 40/50 mins Fast spin
C 95* White cotton and linen without special finishes......5.5kg 2 hours 20/30 mins Fast spin
D 60* Colour fast cotton, linen or viscose without special finishes......5.5kg 2hours 5/15 mins Fast Spin
E 40* Non-colour fast cotton, linen or viscose.....5.5kg 1hour 40/55 mins Fast spin
F 50* Synthetics, coloured nylon, polyester, acrylic & cotton mixtures, cotton or viscose with special finishes, coloured polyester & cotton mixtures.....3kg 1 hour 5/15 mins Slow Spin
G 40* Acrylics and tri-acetate blends of these fabrics with wool, polyester & wool blends....3kg 40/50 mins Slow Spin
H 40* Wool, shrink resistant machine washable wool, woolen blankets..... 1.5 kg 1 hour 15/25 mins Fast Spin
H...(Wool mixtures with cotton or rayon.....2.5 kg)
J 30* Silk, printed acetate.....3kg 55 mins/1 hour 5mins... Slow Spin
K Quick wash for freshening up lightly soiled items. Warning... not for woolen, silk or delicate items.....1kg 35/45 mins Slow Spin
L Cold wash, cold fill only, no heating action....3kg 55mins/1hour 5 mins Slow Spin
M Rinse and Fast Spin... cotton......5.5kg 55 mins/1hour 5mins...Fast Spin
N Rinse and Slow Spin... Delicates....3kg 30mins Slow Spin
P Fast Spin .... cotton.... 5.5kg 15 mins Fast Spin
Q Slow Spin.... delicates.....3kg 15 mins Slow Spin

Hope this helps

Sue

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