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Why is error code R08 on Frigidaire Affinity CAQE7011KW0

Customer Question

I have an error code of R08 on my Frigidaire Affinity CAQE7011KW0.

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 5 years ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer! Will the dryer start?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

No, it dies not start. The 3 lights above the start button flash but it does not start. The message when I have the selector on "timed dry" just flashes "Fld". On "Delicates" it's "Fld 072" on "Quick" it is "Fld 011492" on "Casual" it is "Fld C01 00 003" on "Normal" it is "Fld E10 000" on "Heavy" it is "Fld E01" on " Towels/ Bedding" it is "Fld r08" though the r is like a lower case printed r.

Expert:  Appliance Man replied 5 years ago.
You should never see that on the display. You need to replace the control board.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
How certain are you of that diagnosis and can this be replaced at home as a DIY fix?
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 5 years ago.

I'm 90% sure. This is an expensive part so I would recommend having a tech replace it so if it fails again the part will be under a warranty.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I replaced the control board as per your suggestions but the same symptoms still remain.