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Hi there, my Miele WT2670 has started tripping whatever circuit it is on.

This happens on the default temperature for the cottons cycle which I think is 60 degrees. If I turn the temp down to 30 degrees (which I know I should be doing anyway!) then it doesn't seem to happen (I am testing this today).

Would I be correct in thinking this is going to be something to do with the heating element and if so is this an easy thing for a competent DIYer (that's me!) to sort out? I haven't had a look inside the machine yet to see if there's any obvious problem, that's my next step.

Many thanks in advance...


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If it was the heating element it should trip as soon as it is energised. You can't diagnose a tripping or fusing fault without a special insulation test meter so unless you can see an obvious issue you need an engineer. I have some general help here though - washing machine fusing or tripping the electrics

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