Have just received deliver of our new washer/dryer. Being failry eco friendly, we were interested in the energy savings this model offered and the fact that we could delay start a program, very hady given the hours myself and my girlfriend both work. Unfortunately, there's nothing in the manual describing this feature and Zanussi say it doesn't have a delay start. It was purchased with Comet who advertise it as having this feature. Unsure now if we will return it as being sold incorrectly but I'm wondering if it is perhaps an un-documented feature? Comet are not the only on-line retailers advertising this model of washer/dryer having the delay start feature, so they're all wrong?
Look forwards to any assistance you may be able to offer.
Ditto - it arrived this morning, also purchased from John Lewis over the cheaper Zanussi model specifically for the timer start feature. JL are going to check with Electrolux (Zanussi brand owners) and let me know...
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When you're setting it up to start, you need to press the start button, but look at the delayscreen.
Keep pressing the start button until the delay-screen show zero delay time.
The options are 0, 1 hour, through to 20 hours, just to help you to know what you're looking at/for.
Best of luck.
Good Afternoon Faye, this is Z! Thank you for your post!
I see you are interested in how to set timer and delay start on your Electrolux washer. However, may I please have the model number? The serial tag, which lists your model number, is typically located on the upper front, as you open the door. With this information I provide you the correct instructions on how to do so. Thank you!
My friend, I just saw your Chat request ... and i declined. I am glad you posted here. Having been there as well (with my washer/dryer), I can understand your frustration. No matter what you do, no positive result. Everything checks out and it still doesn't work. Some times you can make it go and sometimes it will not go ... no matter what.
Here is what I want to say: Does yours have a dryness sensor? Did it check out? If you have done all the trouble shooting, checked the thermal fuse, the heat element checks good with a volt/ohm meter. You have your dryer set properly (on a heat requiring setting not AIR DRY), the timer checks out and you still don't have heat, don't kill yourself.
You could replace the various assorted key elements (timer, switches, heaters, sensors (does your dryer have sensors to determine dryness) and eventually you will get it to go ... then you have a perfectly good working, very expensive, old dryer. A new dryer isn't all that much in the grand scheme of things. It will cost you $100.00 to have someone come look at what you have ... treat your wife to a new machine.
That is my free advice to you today, my friend. I just saved you another $20.00
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i think the timer knob will be binding in the facia panel. you could try working some washing up liquid round the knob to free it up (not oil) the timer may still be damaged but freeing the knob is worth a try a new timer varies from around £37
It sounds as though the main drum bearings have failed.
If you turn the drum by hand and it feels rough or you can feel it grating or rumbling, then the main bearings have gone.
Quite a major and expensive job to put right, you may find it more econonomical to purchase a new one.
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You can remove the entire drawer to clean it out it might be blocked.
Once again this might be the mother board, we had the same problem, easily replaced by a qualified engineer, it now works fine.
if computer is broken that is your timer dial not worth fixing sometimes as much as a new washer but it could be your interlock you can test this by closing door set machine to a programme hit the front of your washer to the right of the door as you look at it if not take lid of make sure power is off look down inside the front of your machine were your door seal is attached to the outer drum were u hit the washer on the inside will be your interlock switch replace that before paying out for a timer m8 more than likely that is the problem