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Washing machine is tripping house electrics when it is switched

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Washing machine is tripping house electrics when it is switched on - how can I solve this/
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 2 years ago.
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Can you confirm how long into the cycle?

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Does it also trip on a cold wash or rinse cycle?

Customer:

It trips as soon as I turn it on. So cycle not even started. :)

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A trip is usually caused by a burnt out coil or a short

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These are mainly on the motor and the water solenoid valves

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If it is tripping before then, it could be a fault when it is checking the diagnostic circuit first of all.

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You should call an engineer unless you are able to strip the machine down and start removing items to see if you can stop it tripping?

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