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Check for blockage under cap bottom of washing machine

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I have a hotpoint WMA31 washing machine. It has developed a fault. It stopped halfway through a wash cycle. I turned it off, drained it by switching to a short spin so the pump is working just fine. It...

hello graham the fault could be down to the module board the controls the motor speed. not sure where it's ;ocated on your model but the board usually sits at the back of the washer may wires coming off it hope it helps


Oct 12, 2011 | Hotpoint WMA31 Front Load Washer

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Wheres the filter on my hotpoint

Hi maizi42,

Please follow my below tip on the fix:


If this does not help, the drain pump may be faulty.

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Sep 11, 2011 | Hotpoint WMA31 Front Load Washer

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My hotpoint aquarius wma31 washing machine won't drain any suggestions???


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Can let me know how to go about changing the

hi joe i do these machines on a reg time almost every easy to do the way you are doing it is the wrong way .so heres how to do just take top of the machine and put the belt on the small pully on the motor then half way round the drum wheel and turn it till its on make sure the belt is in middle of the pully if its not it will slip off i belive this is a hotpoint wma31 if belt keeeps comming off your bearings have gone it will need new bearing s good luck any more help just email me at

Mar 26, 2010 | Hotpoint WMA31 Front Load Washer

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Will not drain and go into final spin , removed waste pipe and drained it manually , then ran another wash and same thing happened

Seems that your pump may need replacing. remove bottom panel at back of machine. You now have access to your pump. Using suitable screwdriver or grips remove retaining clips on pump pipes. Tilt Machine forward and unscrew 2 screws holding pump in position. Then remove 2 wires that go to pump. Ensure machine is unplugged. The pump is an Ask

Mar 11, 2010 | Hotpoint WMA31 Front Load Washer

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Bad smell coming from washing machine

It probably is related to your drain outlet, depending on the set-up, I would suggest you remove drain hose and clean the place where the drain hose enters the drain system, if possible, clean all associated pipework
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take off rear bottom panel.
you will see a large diameter pipe going from bottom of machine to pump. take off this pipe at the machine end - careful, lots of water may come out.
filter is located inside this pipe. remove and clean

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