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by Bobbuild » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:11 pm

Hi, I have a Blomberg wnf6341 which has suddenly decided it doesn't want to spin, no warning signs. Everything else works ok, wash cycle gets to spin and then it pumps, stops for a few minutes, pumps again and repeats. Any advice appreciated.
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by electrofix » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:17 pm

1 make sure spin is switched on

2 try to make it spin with no washing in

most times if a machine will spin empty it will just be an out of balance load

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by Bobbuild » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:55 am

Hi Dave,
Tried both your suggestions already. I believe the spin won't operate if there is still water in the machine, I can see what looks like an air pressure switch at the front of the machine with a rubber hose running down to the bottom. I've disconnected this and checked it isn't blocked. There is no water in the machine, checked pump filter and emergency drain hose. Any other ideas?
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by electrofix » Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:12 am

your right it wont spin if there is water in the machine or if it thinks there as water in the machine so the pressure switch may be faulty
does it try to start to spin ie turn slowly then tris to speed up and stops

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by Bobbuild » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:14 pm

No, if you put it on spin all that happens is the pump runs for a few seconds and then stops. After a minute or so it pumps again and so on, no drum movement at all.
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by electrofix » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:15 pm

if you put the machine on a wash cycle
1 does the drum turn
2 if yes does it turn both ways ?

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by Bobbuild » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:59 pm

Yes, it washes normally. Drum turns both ways.
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by kwatt » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:54 pm

Brushes worn down? Possible and it does appear to use a brushed motor according to the tech on it.

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by Bobbuild » Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:28 am

Spot on, managed to get a local guy to look at it. New brushes fitted, good as new. Hopefully. Thanks for your help and advice.
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