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Hi I am Tech Michael I will be helping you today.
Please be patient as these are technical issues and take some back and forth until we can be sure of all the details.
We want to be sure we can resolve your issues correctly and as fast as possible for you.
How old is your dishwasher?
Also may I have the full model#?
And what will the dishwasher do now?
Thank you for your patience!
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

age unknown as bought second hand from relative

Hotpoint Aquarius FDW70.

after overload, we switched m/c off as registering A10 at the end of wash cycle. we then tried the m/c as water lay in bottom, put to empty which worked , but A10 still showing. Don't know whether safe to use.

worried about recall on this model due to catching fire

Hi Graham,
Communication error a thing to try is resetting the machine to do this turn machine off at plug for 5 mins then back on and start a cycle and see if it happens again. hope this helps.
I will stick with you until this is fixed and working as it should.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

sorry A10 still interrupts wash cycle, but will restart ok.

Also in timer window there is an icon for salt and there is a red 'X' appeared

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

although dishwasher motor is running A10 still appears and washer tablet not touched. Programmes not working

Hi Graham, did anything change when you did what I asked?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

no sorry

Thank you Graham,
This is usually a bad communication connection from one of the cable ends. they can be cleaned with a bit of rubbing alcohol on a paper towel.
You need to clean all of them and reset them in their respected locations, you can also use clean Q tips with the alcohol, i would really use de natured alcohol for this.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

could it be a faulty water fill valve

Hi Graham, if this were my unit, I would replace that as well, its not expensive and easy to change.
I will be here;-)