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The User Manual for this model was of no help ... other than to suggest unplugging the unit which you already did ...
I could not find specific error codes for your model ... but F06 on Hotpoint washers in general have two definitions for F06:

F06 - Door lock fault
Issue: Washing Machines door cannot be opened or closed / when the door is closed the machine the programme will not start.

F06 - Program selector dial

Since you are having door issues ... then I would say the door lock is indeed the problem.
Check to make sure there is not any debris in the door lock insert, but my guess is that is not your problem.
It could be the latch on the door or the lock switch mechanism in the machine housing. Odds are it is the locking mechanism

Here is a Hotpoint You Tube on how to replace ... but it is not for your specific model

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p14EEa4AYGM

Good luck with your troubleshooting!

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on Oct 31, 2019


with the gas still off, remove the offending part, and replace it. Depending on the model, they can be easy to replace, or some are difficult. Some have no wires, others will. It's possible the part can be repaired, but finding someone with the know how and tools to do so will be difficult at best. Hopefully you have somewhere reasonably close that sells parts.

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on Oct 23, 2019


From the information you have supplied, I suspect that the door interlock switch may be faulty. But without more information, it is difficult to be certain.
I hope this helps?

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on Sep 10, 2019


Is it in demonstration mode ..... look at your instruction booklet to stop demonstration mode. They are similar but vary with model types and numbers.

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on Sep 08, 2019


Unplug it from electric socket to see if that unlocks it.

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on Aug 22, 2019


clean the glass inner door @ the bottom. one strand of hair can cause it to leak. if that wont work inspect the bellows (door seal)

Hotpoint WMA32... | Answered on Aug 17, 2019


It seems that the door cannot be locked.
Check that the door closes correctly and you hear the click when it closes. If this is ok and you cannot start any cycle but continue hear clicking, then you have a problem with the door lock latch and needs to be replaced. Here is a video of how you can do it after you buy the spare part, according to the model and serial number of your appliance. The video is for a different brand of washer but don't worry the process is exactly the same!
If you think you can't fix it your own, you should call an engineer.. Washer Door Lock Assembly part 131763202 How To Replace

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on Aug 01, 2019


Most likely the main oven element has blown. A new element will cost about £20-£40, and if you're reasonably competent you can swap it in around 15 minutes. Turn the power off, undo the screws holding the element and pull it out. Carefully disconnect the push on terminals and take the element out. You probably won't even need to test the element with a multimeter, as you'll easily see if it's blown as the insulation will have blown off. nb. You may have to remove a cover before you can get at the element but should only be 4 screws max. Refitting is reversal of removal, just make sure the wires don't fall back behind the oven casing before you reconnect them!

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on Jun 26, 2019


Ok that might be for your filter it might be full. You can check that from inside the shell or should be one the tub.

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on Jun 13, 2019


Hi.

This machine does not allow setting spin without using drying programme or without being in a full cycle.
You can use the cycle G pressing the button 6, 7 and 8 times, please see page 12 in the manual below.

Instead of the spin only program you can als use the independent dry program, as shown at page 11 and 15 of the manual.

Manual available here.



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Many thanks.

Ginko.

Hotpoint Ultima... | Answered on Jun 11, 2019


Plug off the wall. There is a thin rubber tube going from the switch area to the exit near the outlet tube. Probably this is blocked. This tube should be free from any blockage; take out the top clip from this tube and blow into it - it should be free, clear the blockage if any and refit. This is the water level tube which tells the machine when to switch off water, etc.....

Hotpoint... | Answered on Jun 02, 2019


Hi
F06 is for a door lock fault.
In order to get the door open you will need to drain any water still in the tub by lowering the drain hose into a bowl at floor level. This should then allow the door lock to open.
if the door still does not open, then you will need to access the door lock from inside the machine via removal of the top panel of the machine. Check the cable connections to the lock if ok then next check the motor brushes for wear.

Hotpoint Washing... | Answered on May 28, 2019

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