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ASKO W640 washer - water fault outlet. I've had this numerous times before when teenage has left coins in his pockets. I get the shop vac and pump out the water via via the pin trap and out come the coins too. Once I could feel the "coin" in the outlet but couldn't get it out as it was a token from the broadwalk and was the exact size of the outlet. Had to call the plumber. Please, how do I get this new problem fixed without calling the plumber?

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  • eec06031 Sep 12, 2010

    I don't see where the screws to remove the front panel are. And what size torq do you need?

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Hi,

This is a common problem and there are few causes for the same.

First of all, you need to unplug the machine, remove the back panel ( 8 or so hex screws ) and locate the point where the drainage hose meets the water draining pump ( for this you need to remove the front panel below the pin trap - attached by 2 torq screws . The hose is just pulled off the pump with clamp attached.Check for coins and lint. Then, re - attach the hose with clamp remaining in place ).

If you do not find anything, more often that would indicate a hardware failure. Then, you need to have a multimeter and check the DC voltage at the water pump wiring as Faulty PUMP is most of the common problems on this model. Other than this it could be a case of faulty overflow sensor or water control valve is stuck. The last two are not usually home handy man repair.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Sep 12, 2010

    Thanks for your response!!

    It's a long back when i worked on this unit. Tilt the unit a bit and you would find a couple of screws.There are few diagnostics we well. You could keep the below link :-

    http://www.scribd.com/doc/30842906/Asko-...

    You could only view the tech sheet. However, for the time being tilt the unit and you would see 2 screws. Regarding size of torx, i need to pull up my database.However, at least find the screws and in the mean while i would try to pull out the torx size.

    Let me know,the update.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

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