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Siemens Washing Machine UN12P16OGB. Machine started

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Siemens Washing Machine UN12P16OGB. Machine started cycle,then stopped and the following indicators started to flash.(start,rinse,400 spin,no spin).Machine door would not open. Used emergency release button to open door. Removed laundry.Cleaned detergent solution pump.Turned machine on, start indicator and 1200 spin indicators light foe a moment, then 1200 spin indicator goes off and indicators mention above flash and machine beeps.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electronics
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The correct model is WM12P160GB
Expert:  JamesI replied 1 year ago.

Do any of the lights flash a certain amount of times or is it a constant flashing, they should be flashing a certain amount of times in order for a error code to be obtained, which would help understand the nature of the fault.

The fact the issue occurred mid cycle would suggest its likely to be a drain fault, but there could be other reasons to.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They flash constantly and the spin program can't be changed
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They continue to flash even when the beeping stops
Expert:  JamesI replied 1 year ago.

This would appear to be a hardware fault, my suggestion before booking an engineer is to switch the machine off at the wall, remove and clean the filter, which will result in removing water from the washer, once you remove the filter have a good look inside the housing to check there is nothing in there causing a blockage, clean the filter then replace it.

Turn the machine back on and see if it goes back to fault mode with the flashing lights, as by draining the water it should get the machine to start back up in an idle state.

If this doesnt work, its time to get an engineer who can strip the unit down and see which component is at fault, if you would like me to recommend someone please provide your post code.

I look forward to hearing from you


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi James
I did all that before I contacted you.
I'm in Dublin so I get a engineer.