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Hello everyone, New to the forum so if this is the wrong place please excuse me. So I received this Hotpoint hv7l130g after my old Indesit died as my dad had it spare. The machine ran though two usual washes successfully but after we switched to to "baby" mode for kids clothes it died on me. Symptoms: Door was locked and had to be forced open. Any program chosen to be run tries to start, I get a lot of clicks from the interlock and then the door lock light flashes. I assumed that the interlock had failed so I replaced it today with a new one but the problem persists. So I have had the machine in pieces, I have checked the following with the multimeter: Motor (All seemed well, brushed in good condition and the commutator was clean), Water heating element (got a 50ish ohm reading from it). In addition I also checked the drainage pump and sump hose for debris but they were clear. I have examined the control board and all the capacitors seem to be okay, no bulging and pass a beep test with the multimeter. I am at a complete loss as to whats wrong with this machine. Does anyone have any suggestions before I sink even more money into a new control board? This freebie is becoming a money pit!! Cheers in Advance, Badger.
Experienced a break down this afternoon lost all power to machine , on inspection I found what looks like a soldered fuse on the board look like it failed , anyone point me in the best place for spares , or maybe its possible that the fuse can be replaced ??? rgds paul
andyr12345 posted a topic in Washing machines - general discussionsGot a WMUD843 Washer and the program that gets the most use daily is the 60'c Fast wash - however im peeved that I cannot select 90'c on this programme only 60'c/40'c/30'c for times when say I have some towels and want to give them a really good wash at high temperature at 90'c - other than that I can select 'cottons' @90'c but the programme lasts for hours, not knocking that much off if i press the 'time saver' button - i know you would need extra time to heat water in drum up to 90'c but Id settle with say 1hour 10 mins wash at 90'c - i think that would work and i just wish they gave you the option in the software of selecting quick wash at 90'c/60c/40c hate being restricted like this. also i would programme the last minute after spin to revolve the drum backwards and forwards gently before door opens because when door unlocks after spin all the clothes are 'stuck' to the side of the drum due to the centrifugal spin. How call i was thinking if you could plug a laptop with special software in the diagnostic socket on the back of the control board to get right into the software settings and tell it to wash at 90'c on a quick wash and 'tumble' at the last minute of a spin/wash. - im always mucking about with my android phones rooting them so I can get the phone to do what it wasnt designed to do and customizing it how i like it - would love to be able to do this to our washing machine