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..
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This article is how to remove the heating element from a front loading UK washing machine. Removing the heater can be very difficult. So 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 element back in place once removed. Thisread 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 washing machine door locks). 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 lock works helps in deciding if one is faulty or not. I get a lot of people contacting me saying they fitted a new lock and it didn’t fix it so don’t just assume. When you shut the door, the latchread the full article..
If you want to test an NTC thermistor (or sensor) from a washing machine or other white goods appliance this is the right article for you. It also describes what a thermistor is, what it does, and what commonly goes wrong with them. What is an NTC thermistor? A thermistor is essentially a resistor thatread the full article..