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mod zwg5148p machine is stuck on drain , cleared the filter

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mod zwg5148p machine is stuck on drain , cleared the filter but still stuck on drain
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
KevinWhiteJA :

Hi, welcome to Just answer

KevinWhiteJA :

How old is it and have you also cleaned the drain pump ?

Customer:

cleared the filter and changed pump,,, its 3 years old zwg5148p

KevinWhiteJA :

OK so after the pump is changed it will straight away go to drain cycle and keeps on draining ?

KevinWhiteJA :

It wont even start the wash cycle ?

Customer:

yes it just drains for a few mins then stops ,,its the same on every cycle

KevinWhiteJA :

and it wont proceed to next cycle ? when you open it do you still see some water inside or the clothes are wet even though it is draining ?

Customer:

no its deff not blocked

Customer:

it wont take in water it will only pump out

KevinWhiteJA :

so when you start the washer it wont take water at all and just starts draining ?

KevinWhiteJA :

sorry but can you please elaborate the issue

Customer:

when the machine is turned on it just goes to drain for a few minutes and then stops , every cycle is the same . pump is good and brush kit in motor is too

KevinWhiteJA :

OK, have you checked the pressure switch as well

Customer:

how do check that pressure switch

Customer:

replace it ?

KevinWhiteJA :

No, once you open the top of the unit you will see the pressure switch on the left side

KevinWhiteJA :

just remove the thin hose attached to it

KevinWhiteJA :

and blow through it

KevinWhiteJA :

then give some taps with the back of screw driver

KevinWhiteJA :

just to clean it

KevinWhiteJA :

once it is cleaned check if the problem is still there and let me know

KevinWhiteJA :

Zanussi ZWG5148P (914906065) Pressure Switch
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KevinWhiteJA :

this is the pressure switch for your washer

Customer:

do u to often change them

KevinWhiteJA :

usually the problem is solved after cleaning

Customer:

ok thank you kevin

KevinWhiteJA :

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