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Hotpoint Aquarius 1200 - technical question ? spinning during wash?
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Post# 315356   11/16/2008 at 10:50 (3,260 days old) by mrx ()        

I was just wondering if this is normal behaviour for a Hotpoint Aquarius 1200?

During the normal cottons cycle it goes through phases of distribution speed agitation.

The machine appears to be a pre-Merloni era unit as it has MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN on the front and the older hotpoint logo.

It's digital, but not particularly fancy has a "ONE" button etc.

Anyone got any idea if that is normal behaviour, or is the machine in need of service?

It's actually installed in an elderly relative's house and we're just re-decorating the place for her while she's having a hip replaced. So, were just wondering if it's time for a new washing machine too ...

Post# 315372 , Reply# 1   11/16/2008 at 12:13 (3,260 days old) by sajid6952 ()        

Sounds like a WMA model Aquarius with Powerstream wash action. If so, then this is perfectly normal.

Post# 315376 , Reply# 2   11/16/2008 at 12:18 (3,260 days old) by sajid6952 ()        

One not too dissimilar from the pic maybe?

Post# 315382 , Reply# 3   11/16/2008 at 13:26 (3,260 days old) by jonb ()        

Yeah its normal... I used to have one.


Post# 315391 , Reply# 4   11/16/2008 at 14:27 (3,260 days old) by mrx ()        

Yeah that's the machine! The only difference is hers is completely white.

Seems to have lasted quite a while given that it's used almost daily and not particularly well looked after.

Post# 315507 , Reply# 5   11/17/2008 at 11:33 (3,259 days old) by dyson2drums (United Kingdom)        

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yh, its normal but a great was action, loved the starting and ending of the powerstream, i had the wma 58 models which was 1400 spin and 6kg like ema all, well now its given to aunt!
Great machine still works like new!

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