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Hotpoint WMD960 ultima washing maching. Switched on, it will take in water and continue and continue and continue whilst, at the same time it is going rapidly out to the drain. Although it doesnt display any error, it actually says its on the wash cycle although it doesn't heat the water and doesn't wash, instead will carry on filling and draining at the same time for as long as I leave it. This washer in under 6 mths old and have had 3 engineers out from Comet who STILL haven't solved the problem. What to do next before i'm tempted to take a hammer to it. Thanks.

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I think you need to replace the timer switch, it makes those solenoids to close the DRAiN valves!

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