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Hotpoint WMA50p won't spin

My Hotpoint wma50p won't spin ? When you load it and select a programme it fills with water then nothing ! If you put it on spin only it emptys the water but no spin ! I've checked the belt, cleaned the filter and motor brushes which are fine plenty there. If you leave the machine on and the water in it cools down the heating element starts up and reheats it to the required temperature but still it won't spin or go through any cycle apart from the start ie fillling.

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  • Bantman Feb 19, 2008

    Thanks for reply

    what do you mean by PWR (pre-wash and rinse ) . I'm coming round to the idea that it is something to do with the controller board but how can i check this

  • Bantman Apr 14, 2008

    Found the solution to mine. One of the dampers came loose this through the drum around which loosened the contacts on the motor . Did the same removed and refitted the brushes and It all works fine now

  • jatenderkoul Oct 23, 2008

    I moved my washing machine, Connected water pipe, and extended the hose to the sink point,

    As i started the machine, water start filling, and then nothing happens and continues like same......

    not sure what happen wrong? can some help?

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    you will need to check to see if you have pwr at the motor controller board first


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Had same problem today with our machine. Brushes looked OK (although one appeared a little shorter than the other).
After removing and re-fitting the brushes, motor worked fine - suggesting that it was the brushes afterall.

Now looking for replacement brushes

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