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Washing machine stopped filling up and an error 43 or 43 came up on screen

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Hi just read your posting.Now Error code 43 means you have an OUT OF BALANCE SWITCH FAULT.The switch is located under the control module which is located under the top panel.Would you like me to guide you throe the testing and possible replacement of the Switch?The secondary source of this error code is your Motor Controller.But we must test the switch 1st as the switch is the most likely component that is faulty.Have you or can you borrow an electrical test meter to test the switch.It would make it easier to test the switch with the tester but there are ways around this.Please reply for further assistance and I am sure I can help you rectify this fault.Looking forward to your reply.

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

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  • xx7grant7x Aug 25, 2010

    I am having the same problem and have access to such tools. can you guide me through?

  • luisa_sgro Aug 27, 2010

    Hi Grant just found your posting.Now 1st undo the 2 screws holding down the top panel of the machine.Make sure you turn the power off 1st.Now once the screws are removed lift the top panel off slowly as there will be a wiring harness attached to the display module.You should see a brown computer.Under the computer to the right should be the out of balance switch.If there is no switch there then you will have the model where the out of balance detector is attached to the motor.Please reply and confirm if you have the switch that is located under the computer.Looking forward to your reply.

  • Taina Van der Saag Nov 21, 2011

    hi, i have the same problem, it definately was out of balance as i washed a doona in it. switch is located under the computer. please help!!!

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