Jump to content
John Lewis give 2 year guarantee on white goods appliances

 

Wash Cycles Suddenly Taking Longer


Recommended Posts

  • Root Admin

It's logical to suspect the main pcb when the programme starts to take much longer to complete but doesn't produce an error code. The pcb monitors everything and is supposed to produce error codes if any fault is detected. However, some faults do not trigger error codes on some washing machines. One possible cause is if the toc (thermal overload cut-out) in the motor cuts out during wash but resets itself after cooling down. It can cause the programme to stop but then start again when it cools down.

Other than that, one thing that could lengthen a programme is if the washing machine is struggling to balance the laundry prior to a spin. Some washing machines can spend ages faffing about trying to balance a load and it can really add a lot of time. You need to observe the washing machine throughout one of these programmes and see if you can see any strange behaviour that can account for it such as long periods and lots of unsucessful attempts to spin.

Need a repair or spare parts? 

Book a Repair | Buy appliance spares (Cheapest prices guaranteed)

Warning:  Read this before attempting any diy repairsNo representations or warranties are made (express or implied) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of advice. I can't be held liable for any loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of, or any action taken in reliance on, any information on this website, which is given free of charge and in good faith.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now

Appliance Repairs

Book washing machine & appliance repairs

Click here to - Book Repair Now

Buy Your Spare Parts

Price match promise: "If you find the exact same part or accessory elsewhere for cheaper, we’ll not only match it, we’ll beat it!" -

Click here to - Buy spare parts now




  • Popular Contributors

    Nobody has received reputation this week.

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      3.2k
    • Total Posts
      14.2k
×
×
  • Create New...