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Hotpoint wma58 I have watched from the back of the machine and the fault is as soon as the motor starts to turn the cycle light jumps to the end, i first thourght it only happened on spin but it goes to end as soon as the motor turns

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  • neil higgy Feb 29, 2008

    thanks does this mean i need a new motor ?

  • neil higgy Mar 01, 2008

    the brushes are ok ,and the fault is still there

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Forget motor replacement for now check the carbon brushes first i come across this fault weekley

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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Sometimes it's only the overload protector that goes bad. If you can, use the electrical diagram and try to locate the connections for the overload protector and jump them out. See if this fixes your problem. If it does, you may not need a complete new motor. There should be external overload protectors that can be bought to replace the one in your motor.

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Could be a bad overload protector in the motor. Some machines have a circuit where the machine rapid advances to the end when the motor overload protector kicks in. This would also make sense that it started happening in the Spin cycle when the motor draws the highest voltage.

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Make sure that a fault in any of the cycle will relate to the specified action, so check the command from the program module and then the executing device be it the valve or motor or pump.

Please check the link below:

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Make sure that a fault in any of the cycle will relate to the specified action, so check the command from the program module and then the executing device be it the valve or motor or pump.

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