Some Hotpoint washing machines made between 2007 – 2009 could give an electric shock, and are the subject of an official safety notice by the manufacturer. It seems they were alerted by BBC Watchdog, but, on becoming aware of the potential issue it was risk assessed under General Product Safety Regulations and was classified asread the full article..
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Before using a washing machine that has been in storage, especially for a long time, it is wise to be aware that new faults could appear so you should not just assume everything is ok and leave it running unattended. All appliances have the potential to develop a fault that wasn’t there before if they’veread the full article..
This article is written to accompany my article how to get faulty a washing machine exchanged. It provides a list of common user and installation faults often found when engineers inspect a washing machine that a customer is insisting they want replacing because it is faulty. Before complaining about a faulty washing machine with aread the full article..
This is a summary of the argument about cold fill verses hot & cold fill washing machines. For many decades all washing machines were hot and cold fill. Now they are mostly cold fill only. Because of this many people are confused about why it has changed. The information in this article used to beread the full article..
When the drum bearings have gone in a washing machine they make a rumbling sound. Many people are unsure if the noise their washing machine is making is really worn drum bearings or something else. Be warned though, even if you know what they should sound like, as this article explains, there are other faultsread the full article..
This article is about removing the heating element from a front loading UK washing machine. Removing the heater can be very difficult. Don’t do it unless you are sure it needs replacing and you are proficient at repairing things. Very often you cannot get an old heater back in place once removed. This is becauseread the full article..