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    Hotpoint WM61P: Replacing door hinge needs internal access?

    I usually use a pair of pipe grips to close the two sides together fully after putting the male end into the female end a click or two.
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    Whirlpool AAA Class - Stops during cycle - Help

    Try the machine on a rinse cycle only to see if it does complete. This does not use the heater so will try and narrow down what has gone wrong.
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    Bosch Washer plug to dryer

    John D Long story short the US uses 220 volt motors in some cases, to enable them to work on their 110 Volt systems they use 2 phases not all three. As I said I have done this with the US military but not domestically. I have seen three phase (220/380, 110/208) in domestic properties in...
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    Bosch Fridge Freezer Valve Magnet

    Generally if the compressor is running and the unit is not chilling you have a refrigerant leak. Looking at the diagrams for this model it is an auto defrost model that works by blowing cold air into the fridge from the freezer. The thermister in the fridge is to control the operation of a...
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    Why My Old Kenmore Washing Machine Needs Hot Air to Start

    mickymoody generic information sometimes does not as most US machines are top loaders instead of frontloaders. They tend to have mechanical gearboxes, many have inductors for starters.
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    Help Required

    Turn power off Tip machine back against a wall and make sure it will not slip Look underneath and remove the pump itself or the hose from the sump where it is attached to the pump. You should be able to remove the obstruction then Careful about the water that will leak out The reason you...
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    Indesit Moon washing machine

    I take it you actually had a look at the pump and filter?
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    Bosch Washer plug to dryer

    US 110 Volt ac single phase domestic supply also gives a 208 Volt ac 3 phase supply if you have 3 phases. I will assume you have a 3 phase plug and socket if so you should get a sparky in to do the job. I have done it before for the US military on deployment but since I am in the UK and not...
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    Hotpoint Aquarius WF541 f05 lights 2&4, pressure sw stuc

    Pretty much so yes. Not too difficult to change just don't over tighten the screws when you fit the new one (assuming it is screw together and not twist fit) Darn beaten by rocks lol. As a little note about your question on pressure switches, it is the Brown item on the RHS with a rubber...
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    Flavia Finesse 100 Range Cooker - Fan Oven not working

    Check the element for continuity, it is usually around the 25 to 27 ohm mark but can vary a little.
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    converting a wall range cooker hood into an island one

    Island type ones are supported by the chimney so it is designed to take the weight and all the mounts and attachment points are there. Wall mount ones the whole weight is taken by the wall mounting at the back. The chimney is pretty much just balanced on there with maybe a screw or two...
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    converting a wall range cooker hood into an island one

    Island ones are designed to be free hanging from the ceiling, their mounting and support points are designed for that, they are angled from al sides towards the centre extraction point. Wall mount ones are designed to be bolted to the wall and not have the whole weight of the unit hanging...
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    Neff microwave

    The HV circuit on a microwave can have up to 20,000 volts DC on it. It is not recommended for DIY service. Depending on the model it may have individual HV capacitor, HV fuses, HV transformer or it may be an all in one unit where you may have to replace the whole power module which is...
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    Hotpoint WM

    Post the model number and what all the lights are doing. do any flash in a repeating fashion.
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    servis fridge freezer diagnostic - help required

    Wiring diagrams were hard enough to get before Servis went bust several years ago, near impossible now.
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