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Blomberg washing machine 1301abb I fitted a new door interlocking door catch. The old one was playing up so wrongly i pushed the catch down with a screwdriver thinking it may release it from sticking, plugged it back in and then shut the door a flash blue the plastic holder that holds the door cable out of its socket this usually sits in the circuit board above the door release button on the inside of the machine. Now there is no power not even the door light comes on. have i just blown that small circuit above the door release or has the main pcb board blown? nick hopkins

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There should be an in line fuse to keep from blowing the main board. Check this fuse, and also check the main board for scarring, electrical burns, or any other noticeable damage. If there is no noticeable damage, then I believe that you're going to have to replace the blown circuit in order to see if the main board was affected.

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Its the main board problem.some thing has gone short.get the board checked with proper technician.it will not cost you much.thanks.

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The first thing to check is - does the washing machine still have water inside? If there is obviously still water inside the machine then this is possibly the cause of the door not opening. Drain the machine.

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If you can't see any water inside then it may be caused by various faults listed below. Here's a list of the most common causes of a jammed door -
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  3. The water has pumped out properly, but the pressure switch hasn't reset due to a faulty pressure switch or blockage in the pressure system - or the water hasn't pumped out properly and the pressure switch hasn't reset because of the water inside. A faulty pressure switch, or blockage of debris inside the pressure chamber bottle could also be trapping the air that's operating the door lock (if a pneumatic lock is fitted - not many have these days).
  4. The door interlock has just jammed
  5. The door catch, handle, or some part of the door catch mechanism is broken and not opening the door
  6. ****** (a device that detects the motion of the drive belt fitted to many older Hotpoint washing machines which "pecks" at the belt when the door handle or button is operated) is broken or has fallen off
Opening a jammed door Do not take the lid off and reach inside the washing machine to try and release the door if the washing machine is still plugged in as you will be electrocuted.
The most common cause of a jammed door is likely to be a faulty door interlock. Sometimes you can release the door from the inside by manipulating the door interlock or forcing the door catch out from it. But they sometimes just have to be broken away from the machine. If you need to do this make sure you -
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A broken door catch or door frame where the door catch screws in (they are rubbish on many Hotpoint’s - always breaking) you can sometimes get the door open if you push the door firmly in as you open it
If there is water still inside the washing machine, then the door wont open either on these Hotpoint washing machines (not on some others though) If this is the case, when you try to open the door the ****** won't try to move down at all. You can open the door usually if you drain the machine. (only applicable with door interlocks that have a rubber pressure hose attached to them)
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