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Will not spin

I open the lid it keep on spinning with the lid open now it will not spin at all

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Check your lid switch first. The older models have a mechanical switch. Using a screw driver you can push the swtich in and out. You should normally hear a clicking sound if it is good or you can use an ohm meter to check it for continuity. Sometimes something will get hung in the switch causing it not to operate.

The newer models have a magnetic lid switch that you will have to check with an ohm meter.

Posted on Jul 20, 2010

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As these units are fully electronic i would say there is a fault in the p.c.b control bord if it were not electronics drum drive i would say its a belt but because it spun with lid open (bypassing the safe shut off) id say the p.c.b is playing up
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Posted on Jul 04, 2010

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