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HAVE WASHER WDS1183W DRUM DOES NOT TURN ON ANY PROGRAM. THE

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HAVE WASHER WDS1183W DRUM DOES NOT TURN ON ANY PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM SWTICH TURNS OK , AND I HAVE CHECKED THAT ALL PROGRAMS WORK, THE DRIVE BELT FROM THE MOTOR TO DRUM IS INTACT.THE MOTOR IS COLD AFTER ANY PROGAM IS USED.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
KevinWhiteJA :

Hi, welcome to Just answer

KevinWhiteJA :

How old is this washer ?

Customer:

10 to 15 years

KevinWhiteJA :

OK as the belt is fine and the motor is cold I believe it is time to get new carbon brushes for the motor

KevinWhiteJA :

have you replaced them earlier ?

Customer:

is it a easy repair

Customer:

brushes have never been replaced

KevinWhiteJA :

ok, with the washer unplugged you'll see carbon brush in a holder...take them out and check if they are worn

KevinWhiteJA :

if they have then you will have to replace them

KevinWhiteJA :

not a difficult repair

Customer:

will try in a bit if not bushes any esle

KevinWhiteJA :

if the brushes are fine then it is the motor itself that is bad and will need replacement.... a new motor will cost around £140 while new brushes will cost around £25

Customer:

thanks for the information and your help

KevinWhiteJA :

You can buy the brushes from here or you can contact the manufacturer at #01325 302464 to buy the parts

KevinWhiteJA :

You can get back to me if you need any assistance and I will help with no additional charges....Excellent feedback is appreciated if you are satisfied with my assistance

Customer:

many thanks

KevinWhiteJA :

You're welcome ... Have a good one

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