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Warning alarm and flashing red light. Fault code is F8.

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Warning alarm and flashing red light. Fault code is F8.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Can you post the model number of the freezer please.
Regards
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OKO ARCTIS 3192-4GA###-##-####
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Thanks for that.
F8 error code is a defrost heater fault. This will be either the heater itself of the control board at the top.
What you need to do if checking this yourself is empty the freezer at remove the housing unit at the top inside the freezer and there you will see the evaporator unit. Wrapped around there is the heater. You need to test the heater for resistance and see if faulty. If so then you need to replace it.
But you may find this could be obsolete as the appliance is 20 years old and most parts on this is now obsolete.
So test the heater and see what you find. But if the heater is fine then the control unit will be the fault here.
Regards
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