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On/off switch and mini load switch flashes simultaniously

My WF540 1400 spin is three yrs old we have just got back from a 4 day break and trying to put a load on to wash but cannot. the machine will not register us pressing any buttons or programmes or even pressing the on off switch.
All it seems to want to do is run the pump to empty with water though there is no water in there. Visually it flashes the on/off switch rapidly, and the mini load flashes too but not quite so fast. I have taken a look at the printed curcuit board but there doesn't appear to be any thing carboned up or seems wrong at first glance.

Can any one help I have a feeling it could be the PCB but a lot of expence if I get it wrong.

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Yes its the pcb cause u should not leave a washing machine on a standby mode
u should always unplug it

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