My AEG Lavamat washing machine (Mod L86810, Prod No 914525314 00, Type P6959536, Ser No 71100113) had a flashing display (with no specific number of flashes and which after a while very dimly displayed every segment of the LCD display).
The control PCB had a couple of burnt areas which I think happened after some mains brownouts we had shortly before it failed.
UK Whitegoods sourced and sent me a replacement control board. However, although it now comes up with the expected display and allows me to modify all the usual options (short wash, temp etc), when I press the flashing start/pause button, other than a clunk, nothing happens.
When I had first plugged it in I got an error code of E31 but this cleared when I re-plugged all the connectors. Playing about I found that if I simultaneously press the Time & Start button for several seconds, I get a status which says MB Alarm EC3, UI Alarm E00. From your error code list on this site - EC3 appears to be a weight sensor problem, but I don’t think this model has that feature (the control board connector for this is not used – i.e. no cable to plug into it), and E00 means no error.
Note that if I open the door and try to run a program, I get a constant repeating clunk until I shut the door (does mean the door shut sensor is OK?)
No programs work, like drain or spin (does that rule out water valves and pressure sensors?)
I am not sure what else to try. I have spent £194 on control board already and don’t want that to go to waste, but can I still get it going without too much more expense?
Appreciate any advice