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Aqualux 1200i washs fine but wont spin for longer than 5 seconds

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  • adieboyo Nov 27, 2007

    The wash cycle completes, but leaves the clothes sodden. I consulted the troubleshooting guide and it looks as if the "electronic unbalance detection device has cut in because the laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum".

    I have tried running a spin cycle with nothing in the drum and it still doesn't get up to speed (it attempts to, but just seems to trip out). The machine is draining with no problems.

    Does it look as if I need new brushes/motor? A friend has had a look at the brushes, he does think they could do with replacing.

    Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

    Many thanks,

    Adrian

    P.S. The machine is approximately 4 years old.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    won't spin more than 5 secs.

  • Anonymous May 16, 2009

    I have the same problem. Did you ever figure out what was wrong with it?

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Did either of you fix this fault? i have the same problem?

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Did you happen to solve the problem? I am having the same exact issue with mine...washes fine, but won't do the spin cycle. it spins counter clockwise really slow at first, presumably to balance the clothes, and then starts to spin up clockwise (to do the spin cycle) but then whinnies and then stops....!

Posted on Mar 26, 2010

  • jrinco11 Dec 06, 2013

    For anyone who finds this post w/the same issue, turns out the controllerboard/motherboard had gone bad and had to be replaced.

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