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We have a zanussi ZWH 7160P, bought FEB 2013.The intermittent fault is

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We have a zanussi ZWH 7160P, bought FEB 2013.The intermittent fault is when a programme is chosen and the start button is pressed, the machine sometimes takes in water for a short time (sometiimes not) but the display shows the number 1 and then 0. Then nothing.
Up to now if the electricity is turned off for a significant time it works again! Help!
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 10 months ago.
Does the '0' stay lit in the window?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Yes
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 10 months ago.
That is an indication that the appliance stopped without draining properly..
Please check the filter for debris..
Let me know what you find
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I checked the filter straight away and there was nothing much there.
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 10 months ago.
Lower the drain hose into a container whilst having water in the tub to see if the water is flowing through from the drain hose correctly.
Let me know how you get on
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thanks for the reply. Our machine has started working again, but I will check the drain hose when/if it stops again. Thanks for your help.
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 10 months ago.
You are welcome.. Please rate the assistance I gave to you.. regardsGeorge

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