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Machine doesn't complete full cycle and would just flash end. now machine won't empty, spin yet there seems to be water dripping in from somewhere even if i disconnect the water inlet. i Have the Lavamat W 1050 electronic

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

I would gently suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor/pump lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters and many machines will not even go to rinse or spin or release the door lock if there is any water still left inside.
Following are my complete and hopefully 'coverall' pre-typed guidance notes for checking both the drain motor filter and the drain motor ;-0)
REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT (alternatively use a wet vac as sensibly suggested by VinnyB1234!)
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!). These panels are either held on by (plasic) screws or will just pull off. Most filters are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play.
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. Using something suitable like a glove see if it is easy to briefly slow the motor down. If it is easy then the motor is malfunctioning.

If this has assisted you please consider a 4 thumbs up for the rating.
Thanks and good luck!
John C

Posted on Sep 06, 2011

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  • Anonymous Sep 06, 2011

    Thanks John for you speedily reply. I disconnected the hose that lets the water drain and this was actually full of debris. Being on the top floor of a house means i don't have a separate outlet for the washing machine so everything passes the kitchen sink waste. I found a straw which i think overtime led to the build up of grime. Going to go out after this wash has finished completely and buy a sink hole cover!!! Thanks

  • Anonymous Sep 06, 2011

    Don't you just love it when things all come together ;-0)
    Glad to be of assistance, 'sparechair', John C and FixYa

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