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We have a electrolux zwd16270w when the programme is set you can start it then after a short time it will stop and the door lock will un lock as if it has finished.This happens on all programs and sometimes you can get through a wash mid cycle and then it stops with the start stop light flashing and door can be opened. You can turn machine off and back on start program and after 10 secs it finishes again.

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  • paul260 May 06, 2010

    Hi

    Yes im in the UK, I have noticed that the delicates wash goes all the way through and the spin cycle works all the way through. I thought it may be the timer or something on the control board as if you leave it to cool down it works a few times then gives up. Can i get the controller board or timer module ?. If so any sugesstions where to go ?


    Thanks

    Paul



  • paul260 May 07, 2010

    Hi

    I see you have given me a link to a repair manual for a AW122 is this the correct one for the above model.


    thanks



  • paul260 May 11, 2010

    yes it gives me an idea where to next with this machine

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Sounds like the timer needs to be replaced or the door switch is faulty. It can be tested with an ohmmeter in the ohm setting after disconnecting the wire, place ohmmeter probes on each side and see if you get a reading. There should be no reading with switch open and a full reading with switch closed

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Http://www.repairclinic.com/Washing-Machine-Repair-Help
https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/.../Duet%20Job%20Aid.pdf
http://www.splendide.com/service/AW122_RepairManual.pdf
http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php?topic=2938.0

Hi, well this problem is probably caused by a faulty door sensor, or some other sensor, or maybe even the main controller, Glitching" and causing your problem. You need to use these training and service manuals to troubleshoot and hopefully repair, your unit.
http://www.espares.co.uk/parts/washing-machines/zanussi/zwd16270w/p/1085/332/0/985648
spare parts link above.
http://laundry.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/zanussi/zwd_16270_w.html
user manual above..

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The timer has failed. Unfortunately on your model - it is integrated to the main controller board, and not separately serviceable.

Are you in the UK?

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    blueextc3221 May 06, 2010

    The expanded diagram can be found HERE, but finding the controller, itself, is proving difficult. You may need to seek the advice of your dealer.

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