This post is a follow up to the washing machine maintenance wash post, and covers the cause of black marks and mildew that forms on your door seal. This is usually caused by under dosing with your detergent or using the incorrect detergent for a long time without doing a maintenance wash, this will enable […]

As the title suggests this is a maintenance wash for your washing machine, and most washing machine manufacturers and detergent manufacturers recommend this be done at least once every month. But this may differ from household to household depending on usage. There are several other factors that will determine the need for a maintenance wash, […]

Bosch Dishwasher Faults

Bosch Loggixx Dishwasher codes Common error codes on models with LED display:- A or B = Aqua sensor fault. C = No tacho pulses (i.e Motor runs at full speed 2,800rpm). D = Short circuit triac to Circulation Pump (pump keeps running). E = Water points switching error between top & bottom basket. F = […]

Ensure that the main selector switch is in the Off or O position. Press and hold the Super Rinse and Rinse Hold buttons whilst selecting H on the selector knob, and continue to hold for five seconds. The ‘Super Rinse’, ‘Rinse Hold’ and ‘Wash’ LED’s will now be flashing. Press the Start/Cancel button for two […]

F0. 10 flashes. Sensor Break (Only shown in test programme. Not visible to customer). F1. Single flash. NTC Break. NTC open circuit/short circuit or ambient temperature less than 3 Celcius F2. 2 Flashes. Water leakage. Floater switch LS6 in drip tray has switched. F3. 3 Flashes. Heating system defect. Heater or relay on control board […]

Not all vacuum cleaner belts are equal, long ago companies such as Hoover and Electrolux developed a Neoprene – Chloroprene compound when only the best quality would do, and manufactured their belts with this compound, but in todays society of bargain hunting and wanting the lowest price possible many belts were produced but they lack […]

Lamination of carbon brushes is a very important part of the manufacturing process, it is done to disperse the heat that is generated by the motor, and should prevent early burn out of your washing machine motor. High spin speed machines on the better quality machines have a higher grade of carbon brushes fitted. Laminated […]

Here are some fault codes for the Hotpoint TCL range of tumble dryers. F01 The motor is running when it should be off. • Check if module connector J3 has shorted due to moisture. • Replace module. F02 Open circuit between module and motor Common. • Check security of module connector J3; • Test motor […]

Washing machine error codes, most of todays modern washing machines will have a digital display and when something goes wrong will display an error code here are some for Hotpoint WML520 WDL520 washers. Hotpoint WML520/WDL520/BHWD with progress lights on right of facia. Same for other recent models with this control panel setup. F01 Motor triac […]

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