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A red light has come on my washing machine. The drum fills

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a red light has come on my washing machine. The drum fills with water and the cycle stops half way through. What could be causing this or do I need to call an engineer?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.
Hi, welcome to Just answer .... please tell me its complete model number and how old is it ? This blinking light probably indicates a failed lock but let me know the model
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, Its MWA 09149 WH/1
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Its about 3 years old
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for that ... unplug the washer and then plug it back after 3-4 minutes .. make sure the washer is empty then try to reset.. to do this turn the dial to off and then turn the dial 1 click anticlockwise...after this is done press the reset button 3 times quickly and this should run a test cycle. Let me know how it goes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
That's not helped. I've taken a photo of the display as this might help you.
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.
OK, the reset usually works as it did not the problem is likely the heater element that is bad and will need replacement ... a new one will cost £65 + labor.__________________________________________________________________If you have further questions I will be pleased to assist you .. Please remember to RATE my answer Excellent or Good Service when you are satisfied....Thanks
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.
Is this the problem you have?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes, that's exactly what it is. I've sorted it now. Thanks so much for your help.
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.
You're very welcome
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