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Washing machine delayed timer help.

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jacksonfifty Fri 21-Mar-14 21:01:54

DH came home all proud recently having bought and arranged delivery of our new washing machine after the old one gave up the ghost. It arrived this morning and already I hate it. It's an Indesit eco model and the drum is far too small for us and 3 DC without washing all day every day. Which I can't do because I can't get the thing to start. It seems to be setting to a 3 hour delay but then making a noise and not starting. It doesn't even come on after 3 hours. Does anyone know how I can stop the delayed start? I would kill DH for ruining my new washing machine dream (12 years I've waited for a new machine!) but I can't because I don't want to risk getting my clothes dirty - it's not like I can wash them after all. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Losthearts Fri 21-Mar-14 21:59:34

Have you looked in the handbook? Do you have the make and model? A lot of handbooks are now online

Losthearts Fri 21-Mar-14 22:01:11

Press the time delay button until the light goes off

Losthearts Fri 21-Mar-14 22:01:59

Mintyy Fri 21-Mar-14 22:02:26

This is one of those occasions when you really need to google it.

PickleMobile Fri 21-Mar-14 22:03:59

Just read the booklet?

jacksonfifty Sat 22-Mar-14 08:30:02

Obviously I've read the booklet and looked online - it says to press the button 5 times to remove timer delay but this doesn't work. I have googled and just found the same answers. I was more wondering if anyone else has had this happen. Do people really think I'd ask here without trying everything possible myself first?
Thanks anyway.

MrsBennetsEldest Sat 22-Mar-14 08:32:31

Send it back. Tell them it's faulty and then get a machine you do want.

gobbin Sat 22-Mar-14 09:23:50

...and next time don't let DH anywhere near the choosing and buying!!!

Losthearts Sun 23-Mar-14 08:21:02

Keep your finger on the button for a couple of seconds

specialsubject Sun 23-Mar-14 16:21:03

it sounds faulty! The new electronic control panels are harder to make than switches and dials and you've got a duff one.

send it back.

PigletJohn Sun 23-Mar-14 17:07:07

have you phoned the maker's helpline?

Tryingtobetidy Tue 25-Mar-14 22:37:43

Did you get it sorted?

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