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Hotpoint wd420 leaking

Had the engineer out a few weeks ago for this problem and he removed one of the blue bars from inside the drum and removed what was blocking it ( a doggy poo bag!!!!) got a feeling this might have happened again, anyone know how i remove these bars myself so i can avoid another £90 call out!!! there doesnt seem to be any obvious way but he must have done it some how
Any suggestions please
Many thanks in anticipation

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  • jaynew Nov 29, 2007

    Yes the drum rotates fine, thankyou i will get my husband to have a go and post the result



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Fantastic. I also had had the washer a couple of years ago when it started leaking everywhere. I removed the blue paddles by sliding and lifting. This let me see the drainage pipe at the middle in the back. With the help of a torch - lo and behold - there was one of my partners g-strings blocking the outlet (!).

Many thanks

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They are called paddles ,they just slide and lift.can you rotate the drum with your hand??

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    'careful it may not be the same problem'



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