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Troubleshooting Guide - Whirlpool AWG 860 Instruction Manual

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The appliance will not start, the lamp
not light up.
Check whether:
• the appliance is plugged in;
• the wall socket is functioning correctly
(use a table lamp or similar).
• ON/OFF button pressed
The appliance will not start, but the lamp
is on.
Check whether:
• the appliance door is properly closed;
• a programme has been selected and the
programme is started;
• the water tap is turned on. If not, turn on the
tap and switch the appliance off and then on
The appliance stops during the programme.
Check whether:
• the “Rinse Hold”
terminate this option by pressing the button
• the“On/Off” lamp
Off” button
Insufficient or no water supply.
Check whether:
• the tap is turned on completely;
• kinks are present in water hose;
• the water hose filter is clogged;
• the water hose is frozen up.
Waste water not pumped out.
Check whether:
• the drain hose is correctly installed
(see “Installation Instructions”);
• the filter is clogged;
• the drain hose is frozen up;
• The “Rinse Hold” button is psressed
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button is pressed;
is flashing. Press “On/
Detergent and additive product residues in
detergent drawer at end of wash.
Check whether:
• the siphon is correctly installed and clean
(see “Care and maintenance”);
• enough water is being supplied. The mesh filters
between the inlet hose and the tap could be
clogged (see “Care and maintenance”). Check
and clean the filter two or three times a year
(see “Removing the Filter”).
Also see “Detergent and Additives”.
Machine vibrates during spin cycle.
Check whether:
• Machine is perfectly horizontal with all four feet
on ground (see “Installation”);
• the transit bolts have been removed. The transit
bolts must be removed before the appliance can
be used (see “Installation”).
Final spin results are poor:
The appliance has an imbalance detection and
correction system. If individual heavy articles are
loaded (bathmat, bathrobe, etc.) this system may
reduce the spin speed automatically to protect the
appliance or even interrupt the spin cycle
altogether, if the imbalance is too great even after
several spin starts.
• If the laundry is still too wet at the end of the
cycle, add smaller articles of laundry to balance
the load and repeat the spin cycle.
• Excessive foam formation may also prevent
spinning. Ensure correct amount of detergent is
Important: wait one hour and if the fault re-
occurs, contact After-Sales Service, quoting the
error number displayed (see “After-Sales Service”).

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