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Hotpoint bwd129 Hi, My washing machine will not start, the door lock light flashes quickly and constantly. It was doing the washing when my electiric tripped so did not finish what it was doing. I have tried unplugging it but nothing stops the flashing. It will not start like usual. Is there anything I can try? Kind regards Sean

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  • smitherssa Feb 04, 2008

    Thanks for your quick and free advice.



    I unplugged the washer for over 5 minutes and it cleared the issue I was experiancing.



    Thanks again.



    Regards

    Sean

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I'm not familiar with this machine with out a picture, but does it have a control knob that would allow you to advance through the cycles? If so you should be able to go to a spin cycle and empty the unit. How long did you leave it unplugged? Sometimes it requires several minutes to loose its memory. If not you may need to empty the water manually as it may be a fail safe to keep you from getting the floor all wet. Take a bucket and lift the drain hose out of the house drain pipe and lower it into the bucket to empty. It may take several trips. This will not work unless the hose comes out of the bottom of the machine which I think yours does. Once empty try plugging the unit back in and see if that helps. If not the main control processor may have taken a voltage spike and has suffered irreversable damage and will need to be replaced. Please give me more info..

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