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Hoover Washing machine Error 07

hoover washing machine error 07

What does this fault on the Hoover washing machine screen mean?

Hello there! Is your Hoover washing machine showing the error code 07 on the screen and you don't know what it means or how to fix it? Don't worry, in this article, we'll explain everything you need to know about this type of error, as well as the possible causes that trigger it and the solutions you can apply to repair it yourself without the need to call a technician.

This fault indicates that there is a problem with the door lock or latch of your Hoover washing machine. Depending on the model of your washer, it's highly likely that the wash cycle won't start until you can resolve this issue, as for safety measures, if the washer detects that the door is not properly closed, it will come to a complete stop. It's a locking system that can also affect Ostein series washers, so if you have one of these models and encounter this fault, you're in the right place.

The possible causes that lead to this problem in your Hoover washing machine may include:

  • The door is not properly closed or is blocked by an object such as a piece of clothing.
  • The door lock is defective or damaged and likely needs replacement.
  • The wiring of the door lock is loose, severed, or in poor condition.
  • The PCB electronic board or sensor controlling the door lock is damaged or improperly connected.

Fortunately, this problem can be quite simple to fix as long as you follow the steps we'll provide below. So stay with us and keep reading, as we're going to discover together how to remedy this fault.

Can the solution to the error code 07 fault of the Hoover washing machine be found?

To fix this issue with your Hoover washing machine, you need to follow these steps we're providing below and follow all the steps to the letter:

  1. Restart the washer to refresh its sensors: Turn off and unplug the washer for a few minutes (at least 15) and then plug it back in and turn it on again. This procedure will reset the sensors of your washer. Try starting a wash cycle and check if the error has disappeared.
  2. Ensure the door is properly closed and no objects are obstructing it: Sometimes, a piece of clothing may get stuck, so you need to thoroughly check. Make sure that no clothing is caught between the door and the drum. If necessary, clean the door edge and frame with a damp cloth to remove any dirt or residue that may interfere with the door closure or mechanism.
  3. Check the condition of the door lock: Open the door and locate the mechanical device responsible for locking it when the wash cycle starts. See if it's broken, burnt, loose, or disconnected. If so, you'll need to fix it or in extreme cases replace it with a new one compatible with your Hoover washer model.
  4. Inspect the door seal: Over time, this seal may become worn and deteriorated due to the heat emitted by the washer. Check if the seal is cracked or broken, as this seal is what ultimately seals the door closure. If it's not in good condition, you'll need to replace it with a new one. The good news is that replacing this seal won't be expensive, neither the part nor the labor for installation, especially if you do this procedure yourself.
  5. Check the wiring of the door lock: With the washer off and unplugged, remove the front or top panel to access the appliance's interior. Locate the wires connecting the lock to the PCB electronic board and check if they're securely attached, clean, and undamaged. If you notice any loose, severed, torn, burnt, or scorched wires, you'll need to repair or replace them accordingly. Also, please check the terminal connections of these wires; if you see that they're not properly connected or in poor condition, proceed with the necessary repairs. It's common for connections to become sulfated, so you'll need to clean them with an anti-corrosive product to remove all this sulfate.
  6. Inspect the PCB electronic board of your Hoover washer and make sure everything is functioning properly: With the washer off and unplugged, remove the front or top panel to access the appliance's interior. Locate the PCB electronic board and see if it has any burnt, broken, or loose components. If you notice anything unusual at first sight, then you'll probably need to replace it with a new one compatible with your Hoover washer model. To ensure you've conducted a thorough inspection, you'll need to use a multimeter and measure the continuity between the components of the electronic board.
  7. Repeat all the previous steps and make sure to follow everything to the letter if the problem persists: Perform a second check of everything we've instructed you earlier. It's possible that in this additional step check, you may find the solution. If after performing all the checks and repairs the error still persists, there may be another fault in your washer that requires a deeper and more comprehensive inspection, and you may need to call in professionals in the field.
  8. Request a check-up of your washer with Hoover's technical support: If you're unable to solve the problem on your own, then it's best to contact Hoover's official technical service so that a qualified professional can examine your washer and provide you with an appropriate solution. We're confident that you're in good hands, as Hoover has the tools, spare parts, and necessary knowledge to repair their own washer model.

In summary, the error code 07 is due to an issue with the door closure or lock of the Hoover washer. This problem can have different causes such as a poorly closed door, clothing jammed in the door, a problem with the wiring or sensor of the door, a broken or expired seal, or even a defective PCB electronic board. To fix this problem with your Hoover washer, you just need to follow the steps we've provided above. We're confident you can do it.

We hope this article has been helpful to you and that you've been able to fix the issue with your Candy washer. Remember, if you follow all the steps to the letter, you'll likely be able to fix this fault yourself, but also remember that you can always rely on Hoover's technical support. So don't hesitate to give them a call. Good luck and happy washing!

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