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Wash Cycle Time Longer than Usual

 

 

Possible Cause What to Do
Wash Cycle Selection

Wash cycle time is approximate and may be affected by the size, distribution, or fabric of the wash load, yet this doesn’t a­ffect the quality of the wash.

Inlet hoses – filters

Check the inlet filters on the machine for blockages. Filters on the hot and cold inlet valves can become blocked. Turn off the taps first, then unscrew the hoses at the machine end. Remove the filters with nose pliers and clean if required.
Inlet valves - filters Check the inlet filters on the machine for blockages. Filters on the hot and cold inlet valves can become blocked. Turn off the taps first, then unscrew the hoses at the machine end. Remove the filters with nose pliers and clean if required.

Out of Balance

If your washer is out of balance or over-sudsing, its automatic recovery system extends the cycle time, yet this doesn’t a­ffect quality of the wash.

Cycle time is Approximate Cycle time is approximate, and influenced by a number of factors, like incoming water pressure, water flow rate and whether there is connection to hot water (if not, the machine will heat the water internally to the required temperature, which may extend the cycle time). The time can also be affected by load characteristics. The washer will automatically update the time remaining on the display with the cycle 'time to go'.
Low water pressure or flow rate If the incoming water pressure or flow rate is low, the cycle time will increase due to longer fill times. Ensure that water inlet hose filters are also not blocked (turn off taps, remove hoses and check filters. Flush clean if necessary).
Load Type / Size Cycle time may be affected by a number of factors including the load size, distribution and fabric composition of the wash load. Quality of the wash is not affected by these factors.
Selecting various options Be aware that some options will extend cycle time.  This cycle time change does not affect the functionality of the washer. Wash times may change depending on various factors, and the washer will automatically update the time remaining display from initially estimated.  
Out of balance 

Recovery from an out of balance will extend cycle time.

A product's out of balance recovery will extend the cycle time automatically, so the time to go may vary from the initial time displayed. 

Oversudsing Recovery

Recovery from oversudsing will extend cycle time.

A product's oversudsing recovery will extend the cycle time automatically, so the  time to go may vary from the initial time displayed. 

 

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