Tip & How-To about Washing Machines
If you are having problems with your washing machine you may have a fault code showing up trying to tell you what the problem is. To tell what the problem is, you first need to know what the code means. Here are the codes, what they mean and what you can try to do to resolve the problem.
-F1 - means that you have a problem with the water either the supply is bad or you are not getting enough water in the washer.
Check your water supply and or screens.
Replace the water inlet (solenoid) valve if the supply is okay.
-F2 - means the water level is too high
Water pump is plugged or bad
Also replace water (solenoid ) valve, it may not be shutting off tight
-F3 - there is a problem with your pump
Check the pump trap and clean it out
-F4 -there is a problem with the thermistor
Check the wiring to the thermistor
If thermistor is open (no OHM reading) replace it
-F5 -there is a problem with the heating, the temperature is not reached in 90 min.
Check the thermal cutout or thermostat
Check the heating element
-F6 -there is a problem with the motor
Check wiring to the motor
If wiring is okay then replace motor
-F7 -there is a problem with the door lock release
Check for a bent door latch pull-rod
Check for bad door latch solenoid
-00 00 –the machine did not spin
Check out the load, it is out of balance. Rearrange the load and restart the machine
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