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What is the component called which has the live wire from the mains attached to it ? My wixe127 indesit has a burned brown/live wire to it. The component is located at the top right hand side of the machine? This is what has created my burning smell when I have used the machine. Thanks

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  • carolmcg Nov 28, 2010

    thanks - have tracked down a repair man and he will replace it tomorrow. it is the capacitor - the live wire from the terminal block has overheated.

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It is possibly 1 of 2 components involved, the terminal block, or the thing they call they the capacitor or condenser as it is sometimes called.
This could be round or cylindrical in shape.

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