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I have a zanussi zfw12070w1 that stoped mid cycle, before

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Hi,
I have a zanussi zfw12070w1 that stoped mid cycle, before the spin and was half full of water, the door could be opened after the machine stopped. I read up on line and held in the start and button to the left of start and turned the dial 1 click to the first cycle position. The green lights started to scroll so I released the button and the machine cycled water and drained at the same time until near enough empty. I turned the dial slowly clockwaise until the off position then turned on and off but the machine does not seem to have reset.
I have checked the drum belt - OK - the drain hose - seems OK not really bunged up and cleaned the filter. Ther was a matchstick and a plastic insert from a shirt collar in the filter. The impellor will turn with a pen but appears to have resistance part way througn the turn.
I have tried several times to re-set the machine - no joy. Every time I turn the dial to the first position the start button is constant red and the machine cycles water and drains at the same time (no drum turning) - at dial position 10 the red lighy flashes green 3 times then on the fourth flash remains on green but the red light is also continually on. The same sequence of flashes happen when I turn the dial to the first click after it has been of for a while.
Can anyone suggest what could be wrong?
Thanks,
Simon
There is no digital readout on this machine.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is George..
Can you give me the long number starting 31 on the label inside the door opening please
Kindly be patient whilst awaiting any responses from me as I'm not constantly available.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi George,
No number starting 31 - just the following:
Model ZWF12070W1 Type HI942661
Product No.###-##-####00
Serial No. 920 01001
Simon
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.
3 flashes of the red and 1 flash of the green indicates the analogic pressure switch is giving a signal outside the range to the main board.
Disconnect the cable from the pressure switch and reconnect it.. then do the same at the pcb end.. Also take the hose off the pressure switch and blow down it to the tank to ensure it is clear of blockages.
If none of that works, replace the pressure switch.
regards
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK - thanks - will try and see what happens
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.
You are welcome
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