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Daniel, Home Appliance Technician
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I have a zanussi washer dryer 12270 range. it occasionally

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i have a zanussi washer dryer 12270 range. it occasionally dies. error 8.88 comes up
Hi When you say it occasionally dies and 8:88 comes up does it normally work during that time as normal? Regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
it previously completed stopped working for around 10 days. it then worked again for around 6 months. the error has appeared again
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i telephoned a zanussi repairer before - his advise was zanussi washer driers are tempermental. get a new one
Ok 8:88 isn't a error code. If this is flashing up then its a faulty control board here. They are prone to failing on these so if its doing this then the control board itself is the fault here as that's the only thing that will cause this fault here. Now they can be repaired but it isn't a cheap fix. You are looking at about £125 for the control board itself so if you want it fixing then you need to replace the control board. But if you need to get an engineer in you can add another £60 roughly on top of that. But if you want it fixing then the best option is ring Zanussi direct and they will try and sell you a repair plan which is about £16 a month. If you take that out they will send Zanussi out and they will fix it for that price plus you will get a full 12 month warrenty on the compete appliance as well. So if you wanted it fixing then I think the better choice will be the repair plan from Zanussi as that covers the repair and full 12 month plan on the whole washer as well. If you need anymore info just get back to me. Regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
thanks Daniel. i may be lucky again and it will start working. if not i will probably buy a different machine. regards brian
Fingers crossed as you never know. It will be the switching relays in the control board causing this so it may unstick itself and allow it to work again you never know. But if not then a new washer is probberly the better choice here. If you could also remember to rate the answer that would be great. Many thanks
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