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We have a problem with our Hotpoint dish washer LSTF8M126UK.

Customer Question

We have a problem with our Hotpoint dish washer LSTF8M126UK. The reset/on/off button flashing and we have the number 12 in the control display.
JA: Is your Hotpoint washer top or front loading? How old is it?
Customer: It's a built in slim line front loader and is 15 months old.
JA: How long has this been going on with your Hotpoint washer? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Problem started 2 days ago. Have turned off electricity supply and then on again but reset still flashing..
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: We loaded washer and tried to set controls but it would not work.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Appliance
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No problems we are willing to wait.
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 4 months ago.


Welcome to Justanswer … my name is ***** ***** I will help you today!

I’m sorry to hear you're having trouble with your appliance; I know that can be frustrating.

Hopefully, we can get this resolved quickly.

Please ignore the automated phone call request.

F12 is communication error between the main board and the display board.

As its 15 months old, you should contact manufacturer and get it repaired under warranty.

Sorry about the bad news.


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Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 4 months ago.

Hi there, did that help ?

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Hi Kevin we have contacted Hotpoint and an engineer is calling tomorrow. After he has been I will rate your service. Bestwishes.
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 4 months ago.

OK Thanks