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Siemens Washing Machine Machine Model S14-39 Fault F18 Hasnt

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Siemens Washing Machine
Machine Model: S14-39
Fault F18
Hasn't rinsed and stopped with full load in.

Hiya,

F18 indicates a draining problem.

 

If it's not draining at all, check the drain hose where it connects to the house drains.

If it's onto a connection, take the hose off and check the hose and the connection for a blockage.

 

If ok, you'll need to manually remove the water from the machine.

(If your machine has a draining tube, use that to empty it).

Put a shallow dish in front of the filter/pump cover. (Bottom front of the machine)

Slacken the cap a little to drain the water.

Tighten the cap to stop the water when you need to empty the container.

 

Once the machine is empty of water, take the cap off.

Clean out any debris in there.

Look into the pump housing and you'll see the pump impellor.

Ensure this can turn and isn't jammed by a small piece of debris.

Turn it manually, there should be some resistance and it then "jumps" round.

It shouldn't spin freely.

 

Remove any laundry.

Put the machine on spin only.

Look into the open pump housing to see if the pump impellor is spinning.

 

If all ok, refit the cap and try the machine again.

 

Hope this helps

Let me know how it goes or if you need more help

Thanks

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Give me a chance to read b4 asking this!

Hiya,

Sorry? I don't understand your post.

 

You can read it at your own speed and try it out.

Just post when your ready.

 

I'll be out for the next couple of hours though.

 

Thanks