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My zanussi washing machine powers up when a wash is selected

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My zanussi washing machine powers up when a wash is selected but wont progress into the wash or fill with water. No lights are flashing to indicate a fault and all leds are on a normal for a wash.
Any ideas please.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
KevinWhiteJA :

Hi, welcome to Just answer

KevinWhiteJA :

Please tell me its complete model number and how old is it ?

Customer:

The model number is ***** 6141p about 2 years old

KevinWhiteJA :

OK, and have you already tried to clean the drain pump filter ?

Customer:

Is that the filter that is inside the drum or is it somewhere else?

KevinWhiteJA :

Yes it is located inside the bottom of the washer

KevinWhiteJA :

if you have already cleaned it let me know

Customer:

yes cleaned that

KevinWhiteJA :

OK, Lets check if we can get any error code out of the unit...To do this turn the dial to any setting and let it light up...After this is done press and hold the start button and the button to the left. Keep them held in for several seconds then the led's will go out. Now the start light and the end light will be flashing. Please count the total number of flashes from each the start light and the end light between the pause and let me know.

Customer:

The drain filter has been cleaned and replaced.

KevinWhiteJA :

ok, have you received my previous message

Customer:

2 x red flashes 1 x green flash from the start light

KevinWhiteJA :

ok, with the washer unplugged pull it out and take the top off ... you will see a pressure switch (check image)

KevinWhiteJA :

Zanussi ZWG6141P Pressure Switch
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KevinWhiteJA :

just take off the thin hose attached to it and clean it, also clean the switch

KevinWhiteJA :

this should solve the problem

KevinWhiteJA :

please let me know how it goes

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