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George-Allsorts, Senior Appliance Technicial Manager
Category: Appliance
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Experience:  A whitegoods technician with 30+ years service in Domestic Appliance Service & Repair, and General Mechanical & Electrical Repair
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I have a Zanussi Essential 1600 6kg washing machine and at

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Hello, I have a Zanussi Essential 1600 6kg washing machine and at the minute the conditioner tray will not empty. Could you please tell me why?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.

Hello Amanda, my name is George,

Can you please look inside the door opening and let me know the details from the label therein.. Model number and product code will be suffice.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Model no. ZWD16270
Type. HI946442
Product no.###-##-####02
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.

Can you tell me if at the end of the wash any of the conditioner has been replaced with water?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No there doesn't appear to be any water going in to the tray at any time of the wash
Expert:  George-Allsorts replied 1 year ago.

Sorry, I didn't see your response come in..

Ok, if what you say is true, then either the electric water inlet valve (50297037009) is defective and needs replacing or it is not receiving power from the PCB..