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Wash Cycle Time Longer than Usual, Inaccurate, or Changes


Possible Cause What to Do

Wash load

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

Filters inside the two inlet hoses connecting your washer to the taps can become blocked, increasing the fill and cycle times. Turning off the taps first, unscrew the hoses at the machine end. Remove filters with nose pliers and clean if required.

Recovery systems

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.


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