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..
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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..
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 models WMA30, WMA31, WMA32 & WMA33,read the full article..
If you think you have a faulty door lock (sometimes called interlocks) 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 had misdiagnosedread the full article..
The door interlock is commonly known as a door lock. Understanding how a door interlock works helps in deciding if one is faulty or not. When you shut the door, the latch on the door pushes inside the door lock and activates an electrical part inside which locks the door shut. At the same time,read the full article..