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It's Seb. This is regarding a new Miele WT2796 Washer Dryer

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Customer: It's Seb. This is regarding a new Miele WT2796 Washer Dryer
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: It was recently installed. I haven't used it yet, when I switch it on the display says that the transit brackets need to be removed, even though it was apparently tested by the installation team
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Appliance
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I cannot see if transit bars have been removed or not as the machine is built into a cupboard.
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! If the bars have not been removed, the tub will not turn easily and the entire tub assembly will be very solid. If you open the door and move the tub and try to spin it, does it move?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Kelly, I'd say it moves quite easily! I can spin it with one hand.
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Does the whole assembly move side to side and up and down at all?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can you clarify what you mean by assembly?
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

The inner and out tubs together, can you push them to one side a little or is it locked in place?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can push them.
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Okay, so the issue is related to the PCB Control Module. Can you get to the outlet to unplug it for an hour or so?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I switched off the mains earlier for a good couple of hours.
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

That is not good. Is this machine new and under warranty?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it is.
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

I suspect the PCB control module is going to need to be replaced. I would call for warranty repair as that part is pricey. I am happy to help if you decide to proceed.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
That's bad news. How annoying. Will try and call for warranty repair. Thanks
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

I agree, sorry it was not something easy.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just thought I'd tell you that I managed to fix the problem yesterday. It actually had a very easy solution and now I wish i hadn't paid so much money for this conversation. Thanks for trying though.