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I don't know if you can help me or not I'm new to this whole owing a washing machine. I have had my bush washing machine a127qw for just over 2 years use it once a day and just recently it's started to cut out mid cycle I usually put it on a quick wash which last 30 mins it goes on ok and last about 10 mins before it cuts out and starts flashing on the stop start button. I then have to turn it off and start again but as I turn the nossel it's starts to fill up and then can take up to an hour for it to wash I them open the door and its ringing wet so then I put it on for an extra spin which usually takes 15 minutes for it to take 45 mins. Have you experience anything like that before now and what do you suggest I do. 

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Hello Sarah. There could be many causes, but if you almost always only use a quick wash I wouldn't be surprised if your washing machine is full of grease grime and gunge inside. This could potentially cause a blocked pressure system and cause faults in the wash cycle. In my opinion quick washes are a gimmick and rarely genuinely useful to most people. If you take into account how long it takes to rinse, and spin, then a quick wash cycle taking only 30 minutes is going to be woefully short. Such a wash cycle is only of use to any items that are virtually already clean and certainly not any that have been worn next to the skin where it picks up our grease and sweat.

Obviously you must be finding the laundry reasonably okay or you wouldn't be using the quick wash cycle. Maybe most of the laundry you wash is very lightly soiled. But you will get a buildup of grease and slime inside the washing machine even if the laundry appears to be reasonably clean if you don't use proper wash cycles regularly. The washing machine needs hotter temperatures to help combat grease and bacteria etc.

Of course having said all that your fault may be nothing to do with it at all but I think my advice is worth noting regardless. Check out this article which explains it in better detail washing at low temperatures or on quick wash cycles

Also if the washing machine is stopping midcycle and flashing lights then it could be indicating a specific error code.


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