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Hotpoint Ultima WT965 - Water gushing out from door and soap drawer

At first water was leaking out just from the soap dispenser but now water gushes out from the door when the machine starts its spin cycle. I'm not sure what the problem is. THe seal seems ok - please help.

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  • raaz001 Mar 09, 2008

    Thank you ever so much - your solution worked perfectly. We had socks and money stuck blocking the system. A Big Thanks once again. :-)

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You have a blocked filter, unplug from mains, take off back panel you will see a black sump hose coming from the tub to the pump, tilt the machine forward and put a dish or bowl under sump unscrew clamp and pull off slowly to release any water in the drum. You will find a blockage, also what appears to be a ping pong ball dont throw away it is meant to be there.

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You said, Water gushing from powder dispenser drawer. I have been told to take out drawer and put to one side. Looking into drawer space at back on right hand side there is a hole to be unlocked. It is so scaled up I cannot see hole. Can you help me or do you have an illustration fo what I am supposed to be looking at and unblocking ? Hope you can help soon. Floor is flooding every wash and cannot afford to get man out.


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