Error code 40
40. (00101000) Inner Basket Disengage Fault
While carrying out a basket check, the Motor Control Module has found that the basket is
not engaged even though the pressure sensor indicates that the tub is empty. The Motor
Control Module continues to check for 2 minutes, after which time it displays this fault. The
first two areas to check are the clutch and the pressure tube. If these two appear correct,
then the fault could be in the pressure sensor in the Motor Control Module.
Primary Source: Mechanical.
Action: 1) Check that there are no clothes or other foreign objects preventing
the clutch from re-engaging. Excessive suds can stop the basket
2) If the machine is empty of water, carry out a clutch disassembly
procedure (Refer to section8.14) and check the spline drive.
3) Next check that the pressure tube has not come off and that it is
Secondary Source: Motor Control Module.
Action: Replace Motor Control Module.
8.14 Removal of Clutch Mechanism (Spline Drive / Spline
(a) Follow the procedure for removal of Inner
Basket. (Refer to Section 8.13).
(b) Remove the 3 screws securing the spline
driven to the inner basket.
Refit in the reverse manner. Ensure that the
screws are tightened sufficiently with out over