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johnnn40, Home Appliance Technician
Category: UK Appliance
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Experience:  I've repaired domestic and commercial appliances for 25+ years. I'm now working in a large kitchen.
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My iQ 700 washing machine stops in the middle of any

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Hi, my iQ 700 washing machine stops in the middle of any program. Shuts down. Display panel becomes blank, off.
JA: What's the make and model of your machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Siemens iQ700, iQdrive, about 6 years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If possible.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Let me know if this fault is known and is easily fixed
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: UK Appliance
Expert:  johnnn40 replied 3 months ago.

It's like caused by a build up of lint and dust around the control board. The board has its own heat sensors, which turn it off if it gets too hot. You need to access the control area, and vacuum any debris you find.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thanks for the tip but where is this control board and how to access it?
Expert:  johnnn40 replied 3 months ago.

To view a video on the subject, go to

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Video seems to be unavailable on YouTube. Is there another address to explain how to access control board? Thanks
Expert:  johnnn40 replied 3 months ago.

Type the words 'how to replace the control board on seimens washer' into your Google search box.