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Hotpoint bwm129 making huming noise

I started a wash cycle on E setting at 30 degrees on a quick wash, it washes for around 8 mins then stops with the wash , rinse, quick wash & door lock all illuminated and a deep huming noise..... any suggestions

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Sounds like the rinse water can't come. Maybe the solenoid for cold water got stuck or a water filter needs cleaning? If the humming is louder, perhaps the drum motor (or drum) needs a little care or cleaning.

If all else fails, download the user manual and check the trouble checklist index. (Or; try learning your kenpo succession move sparring against laundry to clean it.)

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