Your Indesit washing machines’ lights are flashing – what now?

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Indesit washing machines are known for their efficiency. They do not waste water and electricity and only use up what is necessary to ensure your laundry load is spotless. But even with modern technology, setbacks can still occur. One of these is if you see flashing lights on your washing machine. These lights can be an indicator of something quite simple to resolve or something more complex that will require professional attention. Either way, diagnostics is the first part of the process to troubleshoot the problem so here’s what you need to know. 

Your Indesit washing machine lights are all flashing – what you should know

What does it mean when you see your Indesit washing machine’s flashing lights? The simple answer is that these lights indicate a possible fault. Here are the most common ones you need to keep in mind:

  • The pre-wash light is flashing

This is an indication of the washing machine failing to fill correctly. To resolve this issue, you first need to check your fill hoses to ensure that they are turned on correctly. You should also double-check for any blockages, leaks or kinks in the fill hose pipe and then try to address these by removing any blockages, seeing where leaks are coming from and straightening the pipe’s kinks for a smoother flow of water.

  • The wash light is flashing

This flashing light is not something to worry about. It essentially means that the programme dial has been moved from its original position. This can be resolved quite easily by simply turning the wash dial to its original position. This will restore the light to its original status. 

  • The spin light is flashing

If you see this flashing light, it’s a strong indication that the wash load is considered excessive or unbalanced. This can be rectified by removing the clothes, redistributing the load evenly and then switching the washing machine back on for a continued spin cycle. 

  • The end light is flashing

This is also not something that you need to worry about. It simply indicates that the washing machine has reached the end of a wash programme. However, if you see the wash, rinse and spin functions all flashing at the same time, this is a strong indicator of a possible blockage in either your filter or waste/drain pipe. It could also be a result of worn carbon brushes. When you see that your Indesit washing machine all lights are flashing, and you are unable to either diagnose the problem or resolve it, it’s highly recommended that you get in touch with a professional to take a look at it. 


Your Indesit washing machine has all lights flashing and is not draining


When your Indesit washing machine is not draining and its lights are flashing, you need to check that the “crease care” or “rinse hold” buttons have not been selected by accident. You should also check for blockages around the drain/waste pipe but if you still struggle to resolve this, you need to call in a professional. Switch off the machine at the power button and disconnect it from the mains. Thereafter, get in touch with an experienced technician to help you resolve the problem. 


Indesit washing machine’s door lock light is flashing


If your door lock light is flashing, the chances are that you will not be able to continue with your load of washing at the selected programme. This is because there is a safety feature that will not enable the washing machine to operate unless the door has been locked properly. Therefore, open the door and close it tightly in place once again until it locks. If this doesn’t resolve the problem, you may need to get in touch with a professional.


In conclusion

Whether you have an Indesit washer with all lights flashing or an Indesit Innex washing machine with all lights flashing, you should always try to diagnose the problem yourself first to help save you time and money. If you are unable to resolve the problem with a few simple steps such as ironing out kinks in a pipe or checking for blockages, it’s time to call in the pros. At Mix Repairs, our technicians are proficient in a wide range of washing machines and our labour is guaranteed. As a result, you’ll not only be able to enjoy a fresh and hassle-free load of laundry, but you’ll also be able to enjoy much more peace of mind and cost savings, too.

Your Indesit washing machines’ lights are flashing – what now? was last modified: May 31st, 2023 by Mix Repairs