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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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