Question about Zanussi Washing Machines
Normally when the light above the Start button is flashing it means that the machine is in Pause mode. Then you have to hit the button again to get it to start. If it still doesn't work try the Reset button also.
Posted on Mar 07, 2008
SOURCE: zanussi zwf 1632 w
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Step 1: Unplug the washer. To access the timer, remove the control knobs and the panel that covers the controls. This may be a front panel, or access may be through a panel at the back of the unit. Carefully examine the wires that connect the timer to the other parts of the washer. If the wires are loose or disconnected, try pushing them into position; they usually fit into their terminals like plugs. Use long-nosed pliers to avoid breaking the wire connections -- never pull a wire by handStep 2: To test the timer, use a VOM set to the RX1 scale. Disconnect the power leads to the timer and clip one probe of the VOM to each lead. The VOM should read zero if the timer is working. Since the timer is a multiple switch, turn it through its cycle and test each pair of terminals in turn. The meter should read zero at all of these points. If one or more readings are above zero, the timer is faulty and should be replaced.
Step 3: To replace the timer, unscrew and disconnect the old one. Install a new timer made specifically for the washing machine. If there are many wires on the timer, have a helper hold the new timer next to the old one as you work. Disconnect the old wires one at a time, connecting each corresponding new wire as you work, to make sure the connections are properly made. Or, draw a diagram showing the connections before removing the old timer. After all the wires are connected, check the connections again for correctness and screw the timer assembly into place.
Posted on Sep 12, 2008
SOURCE: zanussi zwf 16000w
Hi! It seems to be a common error code on some Zanussi models. This error code is caused due to an illogical set of sensing conditions from its connected sensors and wiring. It happen when wires become badly contacting or if contaminated with motor brush carbon (the horrible black powder that comes off the motor commutation and brushes), or corroded from other contaminants from the soap dispenser area. You should be able to check this, remove, clean and replace the contacts. To perform this you need to follow the following procedure: Unplug the machine. Take the top off the machine and on the right hand side of the machine, you will see a set of 4 blue wires that go from the electronics module to the front display unit. Take this plug off, clean with wd40, or silicone contact cleaner, then dry, replace, then try again. If it is very badly corroded or pitted, you may have to replace that part of the wiring and socket. If the problem is not as stated above then the wiring to/from various other sensors could be damaged or the control board could be faulty. It is worth checking around other plugs and sockets, re-seating each one in turn, that lead to the control board. Pulling off and plugging back on (Re-seating) the plugs and sockets has the effect of cleaning the contacts, and may fix certain intermittent faults like this. Obviously check for any plugs/sockets that appear burnt, corroded, or discolored compared with the others, and clean the contacts with emery or a needle file. Please do rate this solution as FixYa and revert for further assistance. Thanks Rylee
Posted on Jun 06, 2009
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