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Top load washer GE PTWN6050MOWT was not turning on. Replaced

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Top load washer GE PTWN6050MOWT was not turning on. Replaced the control unit and now the led is flashing 88 constantly
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: GE PTWN6050MOWT not sure it came with house probably 5-6 years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: would like to start there have service call scheduled for Wednesday
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: already replaced the control board when it initially would not turn on
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 9 months ago.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
thanks for your help!
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 9 months ago.

So unfortunately 88 flashing is an error meaning the board is corrupt. I'm not sure if you ordered the correct board but it sounds like the board is either incorrect or came faulty. The board you'd need is WH12X10481 so if you ordered and replaced this part and have the flashing 88, then return it and get a new one because it came bad I'm sorry to say.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thanks. I'll see about getting another one.
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 9 months ago.

No problem but sorry to hear about the issues you're running into.