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Aquarius 1300 spin trips residual circiur breaker

Washing machine mostly on a spin cycle but also on other wash cycles frequently trips the circuit requireing a manual reset. Machine also seems very noisy on spin with some obvious vibrations of the machine

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Re: Aquarius 1300 spin trips residual circiur breaker


There can be two possible reasons for it triping..

Firstly what im pretty sure it is, the motor... either your motor is faulty or your carbon brushes are worn... Im saying this because when the motor has to work at its hardest during the sping cylce it just cannot cope..

The other thing could be is that the drum has play within it and when spining quickly it is cathing the heating element probably already damaged it and therefore triping.

There your most likely faults

hope this helps.

The motor is located at the at the back on the bottom of the drum.
the heater is located at the back on the bottom of the drum .

Most likely is will not be the heater as it is more common on the older hotpoints.. But i thought id mention it

Hope this helps......

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