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Hoover Washing Machine Error Codes

Interpretation of Hoover Washing Machine Error Codes
Despite Hoover washing machines’ stellar reputation, they are not immune to wear and tear, which can occasionally result in malfunctions. When encountering an issue with your Hoover washing machine, you may notice an error code displayed on the control panel, often accompanied by audible signals like beeps or flashing lights.

While these error codes don’t provide precise details about the malfunction, they can serve as useful indicators of which component or system of the machine is experiencing trouble. To offer insight into potential issues with your Hoover washing machine, we’ve compiled a list of error codes it might display. This knowledge can help you identify the problem before seeking repair assistance, enabling technicians to swiftly diagnose and troubleshoot the issue.

It’s worth noting that error codes may vary between models and older Hoover machines, so if any discrepancies arise or if the codes don’t align with the issue you’re experiencing, it could be due to such differences.

Guide to Hoover Washing Machine Error Codes

Issue detected with the door lock. Inspect for any signs of damage to the lock, faults in the control board, or obstructions in the door. If the problem persists, professional assistance is recommended.

Inadequate water supply. Possible causes include a malfunctioning water inlet valve or a blockage in the water supply hose. Seeking advice from a professional engineer is advisable.

Drainage problem within the machine. This may be caused by a blockage in the drain hose or a faulty drain pump. Professional intervention is required to address this issue.

Excessive water in the drum. This indicates a problem with the water level sensor. Seeking professional advice is recommended.

NTC (Negative Temperature Coefficient) fault detected while measuring water temperature in the machine, indicating a fault with the sensor. Various issues such as faulty wiring or a malfunctioning control board could be responsible. Professional assistance is advised.

Unbalanced load caused by overloading or uneven distribution of clothes. Ensure clothes are evenly distributed in the machine, avoiding overloading.

Motor fault or wiring issue. Overloading, worn brushes, or faulty wiring may lead to this error. Professional assistance is recommended.

Fault detected with the motor speed sensor. This could be due to incorrect motor speed, wiring issues, or control board malfunctions. Seeking professional advice is advisable.

Control board malfunction. This could be caused by power surges, moisture, or water damage. Calling a technician is the safest course of action.

Faulty drum sensor. Professional advice should be sought to address this issue.

Fault detected with the dryer sensor in the machine. This could be due to age, wear and tear, or electrical interference. Seeking professional assistance is recommended.

Water heater malfunction. Possible causes include a clogged filter, faulty water inlet valve, or low water pressure. Professional intervention is advised.

Fault detected with the motor tachometer. Possible causes include a faulty motor, loose or damaged wiring, or a faulty control board. Professional assistance is recommended.

Indicates a fault with the washing machine control board, possibly caused by power surges or water damage. Professional advice should be sought.

Regular maintenance of your Hoover washing machine, including cleaning filters, drains, and hoses regularly, as well as following the installation instructions in the manual, can help prevent many common issues. However, if you encounter a problem you’re unable to resolve or prefer assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us at South East Appliance Repairs.

Our engineers are available for same-day appointments across the UK. For more information or to book an engineer, please call us at +44 1428 746679 or email


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