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Washing machine help!


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Happy weekend!


Our washing machine is tripping fuse box, it is insured but engineers cannot come out until Wednesday and at the start of christmas holidays with 3 children this is not ideal!


Can our washing machine be saved or do I need to add to my list to santa?!


Any help/recommendations appreciated.

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Have had this happen to me, it is likely to be the heater that is tripping the fuse box as it is turned on after about 8mins, I suspect by a relay to heat the water. The heater becomes corroded over time through the gunk in hard water and conducts to earth, tripping the fuse box. On my machine the heater required replacement, once done it worked fine. Generally the engineer needs to remove the top and front of the machine to access the heater that in my case was under the drum. About an hours work for an engineer. Good luck. As it is insured should not cost you anything.
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Thank you Jazzer-thats very helpful, I have an idea of what to expect when engineer comes now today.


jazzer Wrote:

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> Have had this happen to me, it is likely to be the

> heater that is tripping the fuse box as it is

> turned on after about 8mins, I suspect by a relay

> to heat the water. The heater becomes corroded

> over time through the gunk in hard water and

> conducts to earth, tripping the fuse box. On my

> machine the heater required replacement, once done

> it worked fine. Generally the engineer needs to

> remove the top and front of the machine to access

> the heater that in my case was under the drum.

> About an hours work for an engineer. Good luck. As

> it is insured should not cost you anything.

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Thank you Jellybeanz


Jellybeanz Wrote:

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> Spin doctor repaired our machine that had this

> issue a few weeks ago.

> ?95 including part and labour, tho if it's the

> motor apparently that isn't worth changing as very

> expensive.

> Hope you get it fixed!

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