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fanatec 888 error

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Baz Cutting, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. Baz Cutting

    Baz Cutting

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    well as ov lastnite i started getting the dreaded 888 error on my fanatec gt3rs v2,wheel is still usable but have noticed how much slower i am now,not happy.have emailed fanatec support about the issue.now the waiting game to see how long before they reply.anyone had same problem and help from fanatec
     
  2. Georg Siebert

    Georg Siebert

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    I have the same wheel. What is this 888 error about? Do you have any background info? How long do you have this wheel now?
     
  3. Mark Breslin

    Mark Breslin
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    If memory serves, an 888 error code is wheel calibration failure which if under warranty (2yrs I think) will be exchanged.
    A video clip attached to email for Fanatec support IS ESSENTIAL, showing issue.
    On a different fault I have had no problems with Fanatec warranty support. They have always been prompt with minimal fuss, and exchanged wheel(s).
     
  4. Kjell Eilertsen

    Kjell Eilertsen

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    Yeah I've had great experiences with their customer service so far.
     
  5. Baz Cutting

    Baz Cutting

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    thanks guys and have already heard back from them this afternoon so all good on that front,sent them a vid and now waiting next response
     
  6. Baz Cutting

    Baz Cutting

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    how i love being a electronics engineer,i have pulled the sensor out and actually repaired it.now have a fully functional gt3 again happy days
     
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