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F & P Kelvinator Smart Drive 708 - Faulty power switch and cycles

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I have a F&P Kelvinator Smart Drive 708 which is about 12 years old.
I am having problems just switching it on. Sometimes I have to push the power switch about 50 times! no joking and when the power finally comes on and I put in the cycle I want it seems to get stuck on the cycle and I have to manually progress the cycle. If I put it on a short wash It sometimes goes on a long wash and sometime it seems to fill and fill (I can hear the water) but when I lift the lid there is hardly any water. Is it worth me getting in a techinician or do you think I should look at buying a new machine. Thanks for your help.

Yvonne Paitry (frustrated housewife!)

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I tell you what the problem is, the condensers on main board have dried out. The easiest way to fix it, is replace the main board with a second hand old machine board from a machine that has leaking seals.

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I have a smart drive 708 that will turn on but won't fill, any suggestions?

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