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Hoover commodore 5.5kg

Hi, I have a washing machine which will fill and wash, but wont spin or drain all the time, if i tip it forward while running it works fine, it doesn't do it all the time and sometimes i have no problems at all, because it wont drain then of course it does its wash cycle and then stops because it isn't able to do the rinse cycle. HELP

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  • Nikita6057 May 31, 2008

    Thanks for your suggestion, I have however already had the pipe off the machine and ensured it was clear, the weird thing is the tiping of the machine full of water and it spins and drains without a problem is almost like a balance problem, weird i know

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Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean(ref manual). There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it. Snaking out your standpipe would be good too.

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  • prem mathew May 31, 2008

    Normally the machine shd be tipped towards the front - while adjusting the legs; caution re. floor levels. The front adjustable legs maximum leaning towards front that is. On leveling finally the machine shd not shake while off, and you try with both your hands.

  • prem mathew Mar 16, 2009

    Check your motor brushes, if worn, replace.

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