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I have a Beko MEN 71442W washing machine. My machine is not

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I have a Beko MEN 71442W washing machine. My machine is not turning on and when I looked into the diagnostic errors, it came up with E08 saying no water.
Assistant: What's the make and model of your washing machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: I've checked water pressure and hoses all good and I've refitted a new water filter valve. Tried resetting and still the same.
Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes.
Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I've checked the filter at the bottom of machine and all is good.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer.

When you select a programme, does the machine behave normally, and show the error only after you initiate the programme? Does it activate the pump before the error appears?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No nothing happens.
I don't think anything happens, No noise, only the diagnostic errors showing.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I'll be home around 1.30pm so I'll be in contact with you then by text. Thank you
Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 7 months ago.
The next step would be to measure the resistance of the water inlet solenoid, with the power off. Do you have a multimeter?
Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 7 months ago.

I'll look out for your reply, but I will be out between 1pm and about 4pm.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Sorry i don't have a multi meter.
Is the water inlet solenoid the same as water inlet valve?
As tbis is what I've replaced already.
Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 7 months ago.

Given that the pump doesn't run, and the inlet valve doesn't open, this is sounding like a control board problem. I would (again with the power off) remove each connector to the board and plug it on/in again. Do each one in turn so that you don't end up with confusing handful of connectors. If it still misbehaves then I would deem the board to be faulty.

There are spares available on this site; you will probably have to provide the serial number of your Beko machine to ensure you get the correct board.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Once I'm home at around 2pm today I'll try it and let you know. Thanks.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Having unplugged all circuits individually on the motherboard and plugging them back in, unfortunately still nothing. Therefore it maybe the motherboard needs replacing.
These are machines details:
Model: Beko WMB71442W
Serial: No: 13 - 406597 - 10Can you send me a price please?
Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 7 months ago.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I text you a couple of weeks ago and paid the £20 which I'm happy about even though the washing machine did not get resolves.then I had another £29 charged from my account. Please let me know what for?
Thank you.
Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 7 months ago.

Hello, I don't know what the second charge is for - I'm not involved in any of the customer charging decisions.

Could you email Customer Services and ask them to explain?