Washing Machine Woe!

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2007/06/20 18:38:35 (permalink)

Washing Machine Woe!

Sods law, my wachine machine is a couple of weeks out of warranty and guess what, yes thats right - it's broke, any body any knowledge of the integral workings of the great clothes washer, seems to be a problem with the draining pump, comes up with an error message when on the draining part of the cycle saying the drainage filter is blocked, have checked it (twice) its not blocked, also when draining is making a burning smell, again from the front of the machine near to where the drainage pump is.

Can get a new one for £200, any idea what may be wrong with this one, think its worth calling someone out to try and repair it? any advice would be great.

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    RE: Washing Machine Woe! 2007/06/20 19:22:06 (permalink)
    is it worth it? by the time you call someone out and pay for the part your almost on £200.
    mine went as well and i didn't have a clue ,it was about 5 years old so went to cosco next day and got a new one.

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    RE: Washing Machine Woe! 2007/06/20 19:22:11 (permalink)
    It's either:

    Broken pump (might be the smell of burning)
    Blocked pump
    Blocked sump
    Blocked drain hose
    Blocked sink (only if the drain hose is attched to the sink trap)

    That'll be £35


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    RE: Washing Machine Woe! 2007/06/20 21:01:43 (permalink)
    <draws air in through pursed lips and shakes head with a frowning expression>

    I think it's going to cost you mate. If I can get the parts I'll be round a week Friday. Bung us a monkey and I'll take a look at it then.
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