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Door lock light flashing

Hi.

Machine cycle won't start, it just beeps and the red lock sign flashes.

Any ideas?

I have a Hotpoint WMA34 (1000 Spin). The appliance stopped mid-way through a cycle because of an electrical fault. I changed the power source (making sure it's the same ampage). I unloaded the machine, dried out the water, and powerd up the machine. The machine powered up, but the cycle did not start. Instead, the "door-lock" button started flashing.

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  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    exactly the same prob for me!!!

  • julianandcla Aug 31, 2008

    i have he same problem but with wma64 , i switch off power the door releases. then when i try to restart a progrm althought door is physically closed the light continues to flash and wont start a program. However occasionally i have used the sequence and the door lock works fine and i get awash done....?? if its only occasional does that mean the main boardis ok and it si just teh door lock ??

  • salvas Oct 12, 2008

    i have the same problem. but my boyfriend replaced the door seal as my ferret got in and bit a hole in it. he put the wires back on the wrong way and fireworks were coming out the side. his friend had a washer the same that he was getting rid of so he got the mother board an put it in mine. it worked for the first wash but now the door lock light flashes and the wash just doesn't start. he said it might be the doorlock so i bought a new doorlock and still nothing. what next ? will it cost much to have someone look at it or should i just buy a new machine

  • john silver Jan 26, 2009

    machine worked half way through the cycle it never released the water or went past it cycle position. there was a bang and smoke from the machine.currently the door lock light flashes but goes no further

  • Shaf Ahmed May 11, 2010


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    either its the door lock or the circuit boards is blown
    TO check this remove the soap draw and you will c three screws remove them... TO make removing the panel easier i would suggest removing the top as well as the front panel is wedged into it.. Then unclip the board from the panel and you will c where the big wiring plug is attached that the tracks on the board are blown.. There is no point replacing the board untill you can work out what has caused it to blow because it will blow again.. Its usually the motor or the doorlock which blows the board.. Trust me i been dealing with this type of machine for years...

  • as004a2267 Aug 06, 2010

    i have turned the wash cycle today and all i get is flashing lights with non of the wash cycles working? please help

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    My machine won't start a cycle anymore and the lock light flashes. Can this be fixed or should I just cut my losses and buy a new one?!

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Machine starts working as normal then partway through the program the lights start flashing the machine stops with the door locked

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Hi
I have a hotpoint wma34 washing machine.

The problem that I have is the old door switch dosnt work when the door is closed. If, for example i set the washing machine on setting K and run the machine the 'door open' LED flashes.

If I then remove the switch and press down on the microswitch on the door switch the machine starts working normally.

I have done about 20 washes doing this and everything works fine.

Now, i have ordered two replacement switches tha wnt work at all. They look the same as my original but there is no microswitch on the door switch (if tha makes sense?) and the dont work at all.

So, what can the problem be.... any clues ...?

Thanks

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IF you machine is a wma39 not a wmm39a then what has happed is that you control board is blown basically.
TO check this remove the soap draw and you will c three screws remove them... TO make removing the panel easier i would suggest removing the top as well as the front panel is wedged into it.. Then unclip the board from the panel and you will c where the big wiring plug is attached that the tracks on the board are blown.. There is no point replacing the board untill you can work out what has caused it to blow because it will blow again.. Its usually the motor or the doorlock which blows the board.. Trust me i been dealing with this type of machine for years...

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More likely the PCB needs replacing - common fault, you could try a new door switch first cost £5 new PCB £65+ but is easy to replace.

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SOURCE: door locked light flashing when door is closed

push on the door where the lock is... it may not be fully locked.

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SOURCE: Door lock light flashing

Shame to say it but yes..

You board behind the control pannel is blown. this is caused by either a faulty door swtich or the motor.. Your model number tells me its most likely the door switch.. The control board will need replacing and the door swtich.

Getting to the board is easy only three screws near the soap draw. make sure you write which wires go where and to getto the door lock undue the door rubber if you needany further advice let me know
i have worked on more the 300 of these machines

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SOURCE: The door locked light keeps flashing on my

Sounds like needs new door interlock swith Cost around 15 pounds.....Simple to fit

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