Jump to content

Recommended Posts

This could be a faulty on / off switch. A dead washing machine is often caused by the door interlock not being activated properly by the door catch or failing (unless the fuse has gone) but if switching the washer on and off sometimes gets it going for a second, there could be a dodgy connection inside the on/off switch.

It should be a double pole switch. This means it turns off the live and the neutral. With the washing machine unplugged, have a look to see if there is any evidence of melting on the switch or any of the wires that connect to it. This would indicate a faulty connection inside and a new switch would be required although it's possible for these signs to be present but the switch is not yet faulty. To properly diagnose a faulty on off switch you need to test it with a continuity test meter.

More - washing machine is dead or won't start

Need a repair or spare parts? 

Book a Repair | Buy 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 post
Share on other sites

Book your Repair

Book washing machine & appliance repairs

Order your Spares

Ransom Spares is a family company with over 1 million white goods appliance spare parts for sale. Next day delivery available, friendly company with over 5000 reviews on Trust Pilot

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!" -

Buy your appliance spare part

  • Create New...