washing machine

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    LVT Floating flooring in utility room - safe with washing machine?

    We are getting quick step LVT installed in our utility room. We are now panicking and wondering whether we should've gone with tiling. Isn't a washing machine too heavy to be resting on this floor? Won't vibrations cause issues? Also if there's a leak the water can technically get trapped...
  2. S

    Adding a dishwasher to washing machine plumbing

    I would like to add a dishwasher to the kitchen for the first time. I can't put it near the sink without removing cupboards, but there is space next to the washing machine. Are there any obvious problems with this choice of placement? I am hoping it is an easy job to use the existing water...
  3. P

    Advice Wanted; Carpet under washing machine

    Hi, I’ve got this really small utility room I’m building a diy riser in, to raise the washing machine up a little. The room has recently been carpeted and I’ve read online about being careful or cautious in case of any possible unforeseen leaks from the machine. The carpet is underlaid and all...
  4. Ronsil82

    Using a shower base as a washing machine waste?!?

    Hi all, I wonder if anyone can offer some help. We have an old shower at the back of the house and would like to put the washing machine in there. The shower base raised and I wondered if it is possible to use the shower drain as the washing machine waste. I would want to run the waste pipe...
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    Siemens SI 14.44 iQ700 washing machine reset for an F43 error

    Hi. We have a Siemens WI14S440GB washing machine - aka SI 14.44. It threw an F43 error the day, so I've taken it to bits and replaced the brushes (both of which had worn to under 10mm) - but the F43 persists. The new brushes are installed correctly and in contact with the commutator and the...
  6. M

    Washing machine energy usage.

    Recently bought a Neff washing machine. Actually decided to read the manual for once... and this sheet fell out regarding energy/water usage. Looking at the attachment, the first line is for cotton 20°C, energy consumption is stated as 0.26kWh. Length of programme is 2.75 hours. Does this...
  7. M

    Help with washing machine noise

    Hi Can anyone suggest a diagnosis for the noise our Bosch Exxcel 1200 express is making? I'm thinking it must be either bearing or shock absorbers but not sure how to tell the difference. Drum seems to be rubbing and then spins off centre at certain speeds and starts knocking against the inside...
  8. Bigsosij

    BEKO WTG941B1B Washer

    Washer has stopped working.... Can anybody shed some light on whatvhas happened to this carbon brush.... fully siezed up and looks like something has melted on to it. Have replaced the faulty one but still doesnt work.... other one is fine... just makes a humming sound in test mode when should...
  9. renMike

    Miele W1 (WMG120 GB) waterproof / leak issue

    Hi, I have a 6 year old Miele W1 washing machine (WMG120 GB) which has started to report the "Waterproof" error. I am able to temporarily resolve the issue by dragging the machine out and tilting it backwards to allow the water to escape the catch tray (makes the floor wet but the machine then...
  10. thunt

    Laminate under washing machine 'bouncy' causing knocking noise on spin.

    Washing machine makes loud knocking noise on 1400 spins (transport bolts are out and machine is level) I have 12mm laminate on 5mm foam underlay in the kitchen to which the washing machine sits. The rear of the laminate where it reaches the back wall is somewhat 'bouncy' and i believe this is...
  11. Joao

    Miele W828 off centre drum

    Hi, I’m new to this forum, maybe I can get some advice from the experts on this. I have a Miele W828 washing machine that works fine except for a loud noise while spinning. The drum bumps on the glass at two opposite sides. First I replaced the dampers that had no oil in them but the problem...
  12. C

    WM Pump impeller

    I cleaned the filter on our (integrated) Beko washing machine. Some long lint/strings/gunk was on the impeller and I pulled it out with long nose pliers. When I turn the impeller it doesn't turn smoothly but it's a bit "jumpy". Is that normal? (I guess there might still be some long stuff...
  13. K

    FCU in Bathroom for Washing Machine

    Evening all, Renovating our bathroom from the timbers up, and it's electrical time. The house (a bungalow) consumer unit is about to be replaced with a modern unit and full suite of RCBOs. The bathroom wiring has the usual lighting circuit, but above the old mirror there used to be a 1 bar...
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    Washing machine fused spur... can I also run a microwave from the same socket?

    Hi all, Basically I'm looking to wall mount a microwave which happens to be above the worktop that has a washing machine underneath. The washing machine runs from a socket behind the machine with a standard fused switch above the work surface. The easiest route for me to power the microwave...
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    How to remove plastic fasteners / rivets in Bosch washing machine door

    I'm aiming to replace the hinge on the door of a Bosch WAQ283S1GB/01 washing machine, with the hinge carrying a part number 9000463344. I have found an equivalent part on eBay, but when I removed the door I found these little plastic fasteners instead of screws. I thought they might be pop...
  16. M

    Bosch Classixx 1200 Express WM - How to remove filter tray in detergent draw

    Hi all, I have a Bosch Classixx 1200 Express washing machine. Its got to be at least 12 years old (it came wit the house!) but has been a very solid work horse but hasn't had any regular maintenance/cleaning. I have been having some problems recently with the fabric softener not draining from...
  17. janieJones123

    Washing machine belt running on back of wheel

    I have a Candy Grand O washing machine that I have had for about 10 years now. Recently the belt has started to slip off the wheel. This morning it happened for the second time. I have got the belt back on but I noticed that it runs on the back of the wheel, no matter how much I try to guide...
  18. R

    Electric Shock from Washing Machine

    My wife got a small electrical shock when she took wet washing out of the washing machine the other day, so I measured between the washing machine drum and a nearby radiator pipe, i.e. earth. There is a fairly constant 4.8V a.c. potential and a peak current of about 8 mA. Is this sort of small...
  19. ja12345

    Indesit Washer won't start washing, stays in wash cycle for whole timer

    We have an Indesit washer/dryer IWDE71255 probably about 8 years old that has started not doing anything on the wash cycle. Water comes in to the detergent draw but then the wash doesn't start and the machine keeps the icon that says its in the wash cycle forever. When it reaches the end of the...
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    Cut hole for washing machine waste pipe in kitchen unit side

    Hi, I need to create a new hole for my washing machine waste pipe as it currently gets squashed by the built in dishwasher next to it. In photo attached current pipe goes through hole at the top and you can see is squashed. I need a hole like the lower one to feed the waste pipe through as I...
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