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Not draining and flooding my kitchen!

My hotpoint first edition few 12 was half way through a wash whon water poured out of the drawer i quickly turned ir onto a spin cycle it drained very slowly and there was a lot of water still in the drum how do i unblock my machine?

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  • Anonymous Jun 30, 2008

    Mine did the same but won't stop filling on the wash programmes!

  • vm1307 Aug 24, 2008

    Stopped half way through the cycle but kept filling with water - flooded my kitchen overnight - woke up to an inch of water all over the ground floor of my house!



    Now fails to drain properly - can't find filter to check that; where is it?!!



    It does drain eventually if I put it on the fast spin cycle.

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Hiya
first off norah, you will need to check the pump filter as there is probably a blockage in there.

secondly guest, sounds like a faulty pressure switch or even a small hole in the pressure pipe, thats why your machine will not stop filling.

hope these help

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My hotpoint first edition will not wash a full cycle. wash still wet and has powder on clothes when finished help..

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