How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Daniel Your Own Question
Daniel
Daniel, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 16769
Experience:  20+ yrs. experience in white goods repair. NVQ Level 2 electronics manufacturers training courses.
15468697
Type Your Appliance Question Here...
Daniel is online now

hi hotpoint washerdryer fault code f 13

Resolved Question:

hi hotpoint washerdryer fault code f 13
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Daniel replied 2 years ago.
Hi

Can you post the model number please.

Also is the F13 error code comming up stright away or just during the dryer cycle?

Regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

hi no f13 comes uparound or before spi can happen on wash sometimes mod el hotpoinrultimaw wdd 980 g

Expert:  Daniel replied 2 years ago.
Hi

Ok F13 is a dryer thermistor fault. If it happening during the wash cycle and spin then what you need to do is remove the top of the washer.

There you will see the metal dryer chamber. At the front of this on the rigth is the sensor. It will have 2 thin wires there. Just check the wires are fine and none are broken. If thats fine then you need to remove the sensor and test it with a multi meter. To remove it you need to spilt that dryer chamber by undoing the screws all around it.

Then once its out it should read about 20K ohms on your meter. If faulty then it will need to be replaced.

But if the sensor is fine then its going to be the control board at the back. But Hotpoint have had a few problems with these thermistor sensors give faults like this so its well worth just replacing the sensor anyway and fingers crossed this will cure the fault.

If you need anymore info just get back to me.

Regards
Daniel and other Appliance Specialists are ready to help you