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My Baumatic washing machine is showing error code f04 and I

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My Baumatic washing machine is showing error code f04 and I can't get it to clear

F04 error code is a door lock fault.

For this fault its either the door lock itself, The wiring to the lock or the control board.

What you need to do is make sure the power is off.
Open the door and remove the metal clamp from around the outer edge of the door seal.
Then you can unlip the door seal from there.
Then remove the screws holding the door lock and pull it through the port hole.
From there check the wiring and make sure it hasnt burnt.
If thats fine then you need a multi meter to test the lock. On there are 3 tags. You need to test between them and you should get a reading between 2 of the tags. If you dont then the door lock is faulty and will need to be replaced.

But if the lock is fine and the wiring is then im afraid the control board itself will be the issue here and will need to be replaced. But getting the boards for this you will need to contact Hoover as Baumatic went bust a few years ago and Hoover took over the service side of them. So you need to cehck with them if they still make the spares as some models they did stop making spares for.

So check the door lock first and see what you find. But to be honest most of the time for this error its the door lock itself thats the issue here.

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