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siemens washing machine f43

Postby antman08 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:59 pm

HI CAN ANYONE HELP ME WITH A FUALT SIEMENS WASHING MACHING.
AS SOON AS MACHINE IS SWITCHED ON BEEPS AND DISPLAYS E43.
HAVE CHANGED MOTOR BRUSHS WHICH WERE WELL WORN DOWN AS I THOUGHT FAULT CODE INDICATED MOTOR FAULT..BUT STILL HAVE F43 FAULT AS SOON AS SWITCHED ON..DOES MACHINE NEED TO BE RESET TO CLEAR FAULT CODE OR IS IT SOMETHING ELSE LIKE BLOWN MOTOR DUE TO OLD BRUSHS BEING SO WORN.. CAN ANYONE ADVISE...CHEERS :?

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MACHINE IS A WM16S79CGB/23 OR S16.79 MODEL....
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby Martin » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:58 pm

Set selector switch to off then turn the selector switch to the 6 o'clock (spin) position. Then press and hold the spin speed selector button whilst turning the selector switch one more click to the 7 o'clock (drain) position. Release spin button then turn selector to off.
Even if you're on the right track you'll get run over if you just sit there!
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby chesini » Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:10 pm

This error code mostly means that the carbon brushes are end of life. You can replace them yourselves with new spare parts.

However, be very careful. Recent generations of machines may contain some plastic components which can break when not handled very careful. So never apply huge forces on plastic components, and always double check that a plastic component is perfectly in place before re-fixing it. Be double careful with screws which grip in a plastic embeddement. All concerned parts and screws must be re-positioned such that the screw will perfectly follow again it's original path in to the plastic basement. If not, the plastic basement will be damaged, leaving you with a screw without any grip in the plastic (and a machine ready for scrap).
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby iadom » Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:40 pm

You obviously didn't read the first post that well chesini. The OP has already changed the brushes and actually asked how to clear the error code. :wink:

How are things in Belgium?
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby Martin » Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:36 pm

iadom wrote:How are things in Belgium?


Getting to grips nicely with the English language I'm thinking apart from "plastic embeddement" ?
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby chesini » Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:58 pm

Well iadom, concerning plastic fantastic rubbish, I guess wisdom is wisdom as well as in UK as in BE: rubbish is rubbish, plastic is plastic, stainless is stainless. It should be up to the customer to be able to choose the quality level of his appliances. Apparently, somebody else now makes these choices today, and yes, plastic is very high on the choice list. Must be a miracle product that plastic, in BE and in UK. Maybe in UK whitegood is built different than in BE, in BE it's plastic anyway.
Lucky there are still some real engineers at Airbus and Boeing (and British Aerospace), if not they would build plastic planes. Therefore I have the greatest respect for companies like Airbus and Boeing (and BAE). What I think about the whitegooders, read this reply very carefully and you will have a good idea.
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby Martin » Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:16 pm

What was that all about? :(
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby Andy jones » Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:20 pm

Don't know why but I get the feeling chesini doesn't like plastic
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby Martin » Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:31 pm

Andy jones wrote:Don't know why but I get the feeling chesini doesn't like plastic


But by the same token he praises Airbus and Boeing who, thanks to modern plastics, have made their aircraft stronger and lighter as a result. Very strange. :(
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Re: siemens washing machine f43

Postby Andy jones » Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:35 pm

Where would we be without this wonderful stuff.


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