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Westinghouse Washing Machine Model LF700B

Starts ok but about 20 to 30 seconds into the cycle the LED panel starts flashing 'HE' and beeping and the cycle stops. I believe this means that the water is not heating, but I do all washes in cold water. Any suggestions greatfully received. Thanks Tracey

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  • Tracey Vincent Feb 19, 2008

    Thanks heaps - now.......Can I bypass the "thermistor" as I would assume that it is only required for warm/hot washes?

  • ozzie78 Oct 11, 2008

    Anyone got a PCB or photo of what or where the thermistor is?

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The thermistor (witch senses water temp) is most likely faulty and needs replacing

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  • anonymous111 Feb 19, 2008

    no you cant bypass the thermistor, the electronic control board relies on what ohm reading it is, as to what temp the water is. if you bypass it you will get the same error code. there is a slight chance that the control board itself could be faulty but is more likely the thermistor. if you take an ohm reading of the themistor you should get something like this
    6.1-3.8 kω (at room temperature20 – 30°C)

    if not , its faulty

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