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Rob, Home Appliance Technician
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I have an aqualtis washing machine and had a small power surge

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I have an aqualtis washing machine and had a small power surge this morning and now have the code F8 flashing up is there a way to fix it?

Welcome, my name is ***** ***** I will be helping you with your problem today. If anything isn't clear, please just ask me.

Can you tell me the exact model number and also the age please?

Does it also actually say F08?


Customer: replied 3 years ago.

where would I find the model number

and it is less than a year old

Hi Sue

open the door and there should be a label there.
ALso is the code actually F08?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I think the model number is ***** 69U

it has F and then an 8 underneath and all the lights are flashing

Hi Sue
Yep, thats great, thanks

OK, this is not something you are going to be able to fix, sorry.

The error code is sayng that the heater relay on the board is not being activated.

This would mean that the printed circuit board, the heater relay is on, has a fault. This will nee to be changed. Its an expensive item and not something you would want to do yourself.

The good news is that this is covered by your warranty.
You will need to call Hotpoint ( I can get th e number if you dont have it).
They will arrange for an engineer to come and do this for you, under the warranty

Sorry it wasnt something you could do yourself, but thankfully, yu have the warranty

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