Candy washer troubleshooting

One of the most well-known Italian brands of household appliances, Candy is a family-owned company founded in 1945. Models from the current washer dryer lineup are capable of washing a 10 kg load and drying a 7 kg load. The company is proud of the latest innovation in its washer range, a so-called Automatic Sensor Drying system which adjusts the drying time automatically.

Washer Candy CBL 160 troubleshooting

Candy CBL 160 is a front-loading washing machine with the maximum wash load (dry) equaling 5 kg. One of its key features is the Crease Guard function allowing to reduce the number of creases. There are special programs for delicate, resistant and wool fabrics.

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1. Does not function on any programme
— Mains plug not plugged in
— Mains switch not on
— No power
— Electric circuit fuses failure
— Load door open
— Insert plug
— Turn on mains switch
— Check
— Check
— Close load door
2. Does not load water
— See cause 1
— Inlet tap turned off
— Timer not set correctly
— Check
— Turn on water inlet tap
— Set timer on correct position
3. Does not discharge water
— Discharge tube bent
— Odd material blocking filter
— Straighten discharge tube
— Check filter
4. Water on floor around washing machine
— Leak from the washer between the tap and inlet tube
— Replace washer and tighten the tube on the tap
5. Does not spin
— The washing machine has not discharged water
— "No spin" setting (some models only)
— Wait a few minutes until the machine discharges water
— Turn the programme dial onto spin setting
6. Strong vibrations during spin
— Washing machine not perfectly level
— Transport bracket not removed
— Washing load not evenly distributed
— Adjust special feet
— Remove transport bracket
— Distribute the washing evenly