Last updated on February 2nd, 2017 A blocked pressure system on a washing machine can result in various different symptoms. Before deciding to fixing this fault you need to have correctly diagnosed it. It’s not something to speculatively do in the hope that it will fix the fault because the pressure system isn’t always easy […]
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Last updated on February 3rd, 2017 When the drum bearings have gone in a washing machine they make a rumbling sound but believe it or not there are a few other faults that can sound very similar – even the same. As an experienced engineer I’ve actually misdiagnosed them once before (and never made that […]
Last updated on April 5th, 2017 This article is about removing the heating element from front loading UK washing machines. Removing the heater can be very difficult. Don’t do it unless you are sure it needs replacing and you are very proficient at repairing things. Very often you cannot get a heater back in place […]
Last updated on February 3rd, 2017 If you find the spin light flashing at end of the cycle and the laundry is still wet (hasn’t been spun), the explanation could just be that the washing machine’s out of balance protection system prevented it from spinning. This is particularly true for the following Hotpoint washing machine […]
Last updated on October 11th, 2017 If you think you have a faulty door interlock they are usually pretty easy to replace, and not usually too expensive (buy door interlocks from 4Washerhelp). However, I see a lot of cases where people have fitted a new one – and it didn’t make any difference because they’d […]