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Help After putting in a wash, the dial continuously span and the light flashed 10 times then paused, 10 times and paused etc. I cleaned the filter and removed a 5p coin, I have tried resetting to the dot but this has no effect. I have looked at the hot and cold water pipes (These work) I have checked the black outlet pipe from the machine (no blockages). The dial just keeps spinning.

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I would cheake the heater on it if the heater on that appliance is open circuit the timer go's mad on it.

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Try to reset it on the dot again. Those machines may be hard to reset sometimes!

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Re: help

Refer to your manual and check the pump, there must be a block there.

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