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I have a Zanussi washing machine FLS 1183 W which starts the cycle, fills with water but will not go to the next stage and spin. I had to drain the soapy water and remove wet clothing. The pump works for draining the water if the knob is turned to that stage manually but there is no spin cycle. Please advise, many thanks.

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have you checked the filter behind the flap on the front of the machine, this could be blocked. if the machine is full of water though you will have to manually drain it by putting the grey outlet hose into a bucket or a washing up bowl. you will also need one or two towels to place on the floor because there wil still be a bit of water left in the ipes even though the drum is empty.

hope this helps

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With the symptoms you describe i would suspect a intermittent heater element fault as you are getting earth leakage current which is tripping the whole supply rather than a current overload which would just trip the socket circuit breaker. Get the heating element checked over first as this is the most likely cause.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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This usually means that the drum is not rotating during wash or spin.

If this is the case the most common causes are a broken drive belt or the motor brushes worn out

Always remove the plug before investigating

Posted on Jan 22, 2011

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This is almost certainly a simple problem with your empty pump filter being clogged. The empty cycle is timed and if it can't get all the water out in time because the filter is blocked and slowing the empty down, then it will fail safe and won't step on to the final spin cycle with excess water in the drum. While it's trying to get the water evacuated, you will probably see the machine doing a slow tumble for up to 8 minutes and you may also hear the empty pump running too.

You need to locate and clean the filter. Depending on the model (You haven

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