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My simpson esprit 600 is not agitating during wash cycle it only goes one way

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  • combantrim Aug 18, 2008

    During wash cycle agitator only spins slowly one way, everything else is fine, except sometimes water doesnt drain from machine and you have to physically blow in the water outlet to start draining cycle. (2nd problem doesnt seem related)

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Im having troubles with mine. Just not sure what to replace..
The wash cycle is fine however when it comes to drain and spin cycle, the water doesnt drain. It does make a noise during this cycle but im not sure whether the drain pump need replacing or the drain pump motor?

Can anybody help?

Posted on Dec 03, 2014

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SOURCE: Simpson Esprit 650 6.5kg Washing

I have just had the same problem occur with my washer.
I found that the hot would work but the cold would not.
The fault is the cold water valve.
This is the part that the hose screws to at the back of the machine.
To have a look at it unscrew the top of the controls at the back and you will
find the valve.
Follow this link for the part.
http://www.alliedappliance.com.au/info/A864810001.html

Posted on May 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Simpson esprit 550.The agitator is not moving in

Had the same problem with mine, could be a number of things but in my case it was a relatively simple fix - but you'll need to buy a part.

Open the lid and look inside, the bit sticking up in the middle of the machine is called the agitator. Remove all the fabric softner and lint filter from it and you'll see one very small bolt at the base.

I concocted a number of ratches stuck together to reach it but once undone you can pull the enitre agitator up an remove it.

The agitator is driven by metal bolt with teeth at the bottom of the tub, however the agitator itself is made entirley of plastic, therefore (prob due to age) the metal teeth had eaten away the inside of the agitator and so it was just spinning inside its hole!

eplace the agitator and problem solved.

Posted on Dec 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Simpson Esprit 650 - Won't agitate

Our machine , same model, was doing the same. Had a repairman cone out & it was the Motor Control unit, seems to be a fairly common problem. But now its fixed & working well.

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SOURCE: simpson esprit 550 washing machine stops mid-cycle

Could be timer fault although good chance its stopping as it gets to rinse indicating faulty Solonoid valve..Good luck

Posted on Mar 31, 2010

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