Repair Manual for the Hotpoint WMA
Washing Machines

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The Home Repair Manual listed for sale in this section contains all the relevant items listed bellow and it covers ALL the models listed rather than just the one, with the added benefit of the module configuration charts. The main difference between models is the wiring, associated connections and module configuration. It follows that this manual is more suited to the engineer who works on these machines regularly rather than some body who just maintains there own appliance.
The first half of the manual covers the dismantling / rebuilding and fault finding, plus other such general information which applies to the whole range of this model. The final half of the manual deals with specifics such as module configuration, error codes and wiring connection charts, these are split up into relevant models or groups. This manual contains over 100 pages of written and diagrammatic information.

This Manual covers all the following model numbers;WMA5-WMA9-WMA10-WMA11-WMA12-WMA13-WMA20-WMA22-WMA30-WMA31-WMA32-WMA33-WMA34-WMA35-WMA36-WMA37-WMA40-WMA42-WMA44-WMA46-WMA48-WMA50-WMA52-WMA54-WMA56-WMA58-WMA60-WMA61-WMA62-WMA63-WMA64-WMA66-WMA74-WMA76


CONTENTS of the manuals are:

1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 PREFACE
1.2 TOOLS REQUIRED
1.2.1 HOW TO USE YOUR METER

1.2.2 MOTOR TESTING
# To Test the Armature:
#To Test the Field Windings
#To Test the Tacho

1.3 DATE CODE INFORMATION
1.4 HOW A WASHING MACHINE WORKS
1.5 COMPONENTS AND SOME ATTRIBUTED FAULTS
1.6 HOTPOINT HOME PAGE FOR USERS HANDBOOK

 

2. WHAT PARTS LOOK LIKE AND THEIR FUNCTIONS; IN BRIEF.
2.1 Control Module
2.2 Pressure Chamber (Old & New
2.3 Pressure Switch
2.4 Fill Valves
2.5 Door Switch
2.6 Heater & Cut-out with Thermistor
2.7 Heater Guard
2.8 Tacho Generator / Motor
2.9 Pump
2.10 Sump Filter-(Old & New)
2.11 Stabilizer Leg & Peg
2.12 Bearings & Water Seal
2.13 Belt

MACHINE DISMANTLE AND REASSEMBLY BY STAGES.
(1) Top Cover
(2) Soap dispenser Draw
(3) Facia Panel
(4) Control Module
(5) Front Panel
(6) Door Seal from container
(7) Balance weights
(8) Interlock/Door switch
(9) Soap dispenser
(10) Pressure switch.
(11) Solenoid valves
(12) Pump
(13) Sump / Pressure chamber
(14) Motor
(15) Stabilizer
(16) Heater
(17) Pulley
(18) Suspension springs
(19) Container / Outer drum
(20) Inner drum
(21) Bearings
(22)Door Assembly
INNER DRUM LIFTERS
(23)Early Type
(24)Later type

SOME COMMON FAULTS AND SOLUTIONS
The machine does not switch on
Door seal has moldy black marks on it
Cant open the door after wash has finished.
Machine will not always spin properly
The drum is stuck and will not turn
Have to wait a long time for the door to open after a wash
The drum turns before any water has gone in
The belt keeps coming off
Drum stopped
Noisy
Machine is over filling
Machine keeps filling
Not taking in fabric conditioner
Water boils
Noisy on spin but fine on wash
Machine is banging and the door seal is twisting during wash
Drum lopsided
Bad wash results
The LEDs light during a program and it will not restart
The machine gives two short spins then stops
The Start button does not work

CONFIGURATION INFORMATION FOR
WMA5
CONFIGURATION INFORMATION FOR
WMA9, WMA10, WMA11, WMA12 & WMA13
CONFIGURATION INFORMATION FOR
WMA30, WMA31, WMA32 & WMA33
CONFIGURATION INFORMATION FOR
WMA34, WMA35, WMA36 & WMA37
CONFIGURATION INFORMATION FOR
WMA40, WMA42, WMA44, WMA46, WMA48 & WMA57
CONFIGURATION INFORMATION FOR
WMA50, WMA52, WMA54, WMA56 & WMA58
WMA5
COMMON FAULTS (FLASHING LIGHTS)
COMPONENT TEST (AUTO)
ERROR CODE DIAGNOSTICS & COMPONENT TEST (AUTO) CODES
COMPONENT TEST (MANUALLY)
WMA9, WMA10, WMA11, WMA12, WMA13, WMA20 & WMA22
COMPONENT TEST (AUTO)
ERROR CODE DIAGNOSTICS & COMPONENT TEST (AUTO) CODES
COMPONENT TEST (MANUALLY)
WMA30, WMA31, WMA32 & WMA33
COMMON FAULTS (FLASHING LIGHTS)
COMPONENT TEST (AUTO)
ERROR CODE DIAGNOSTICS & COMPONENT TEST (AUTO) CODES
COMPONENT TEST (MANUALLY)
WMA34, WMA35, WMA36, WMA37, WMA40, WMA42, WMA44, WMA46, WMA48, WMA50, WMA52, WMA54, WMA56 & WMA58
COMPONENT TEST (AUTO)
ERROR CODE DIAGNOSTICS & COMPONENT TEST (AUTO) CODES
COMPONENT TEST (MANUALLY)
WMA60, WMA61, WMA62, WMA63, WMA64, WMA66, WMA74 & WMA76
COMMON FAULTS (FLASHING LIGHTS)
COMPONENT TEST (AUTO)
COMPONENT TEST ERROR CODES

WIRING CONNECTIONS