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What does DL F mean?

Code DL F appears when i press any cycle button and start.

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  • rikchelle1 Sep 17, 2008

    How much should i pay if it is the CPU?

  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    i have the same problem. will try what you suggested.

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Ckd door lock first may be latch itself or strike on door ..to replace remove door boot spring pull boot off and roll back out of way remove the screws in frame pull switch through opening and remove wires

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  • oldfixer Sep 19, 2008

    ck owners manual for warranty some had 2 yrs ..cpu price will vary go to sears .com click part link click look up by model # follow from there sears price will be probably highest so go from that..if cpu is issue you may be able to verify by wiggling connector usually the large ones in center if works try wedging them in postion only sure fix would be cpu but it would at least get you by awhile..let me know how it goes thanks

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What is hd code????


Hi Peter, If I understand your question correctly, you are asking what the code "HD" means for your machine. I am unable to find the code "HD", however, here is a list of the codes for these Maytag models, perhaps one looks similar to "HD". Hopefully this answers your question!

Washer displaying code messages
- "LF" (Washer is taking too long to fill)
Check the following:
Are the water inlet hoses kinked or clogged?
Are the water inlet valve screens clear?
Press PAUSE/CANCEL to clear display.
- "Ld" (Washer is taking too long to drain water from the wash tub)
Check the following:
Is the drain hose kinked or clogged?
Is the drain hose installed properly? See "Connect the Drain Hose." Press PAUSE/CANCEL
to clear display.
- "uL" (Unbalanced Load)
If the load is unbalanced, the washer will display this code while running an imbalanced
load correction routine at the end of the wash cycle and before the final spin. If the code
remains and the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, open
lid and redistribute the load. Close lid and press START.
- "oL" (Over Load)
Is the washer overloaded? The washer has attempted to fill and begin the wash cycle. If
the washer is overloaded, it will drain any water and detergent that was added during the
fill. To correct the overload, remove several items and add detergent. Close lid and press
START.
- "Sd" (Suds Detected)
Did you use regular detergent?
Regular or hand-washing detergents are not recommended for this washer. Use only High
Efficiency ("HE") detergent.
Did you add too much detergent?
Always measure detergent. Follow detergent manufacturer's directions.
If excessive suds are detected, the washer will display this code while running a suds
reduction correction routine at the end of the wash cycle. The suds reduction routine
removes extra suds and assures proper rinsing of your garments. If the code remains and
the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, re-select your
desired cycle using cold water. Press START. Do not add detergent.
- "lid" (Lid Opened)
Is the lid open? Close the lid to clear the display. If the lid remains open for more than 10
minutes, water in the wash tub will drain.
- "HC" (Cold and Hot hoses switched)
This code will appear at the end of the wash cycle to indicate that the cold and hot water
inlet hoses are switched. See "Connect the Inlet Hoses."
- "dL" (Door/Lid cannot lock)
Indicates lid is not locked. Check for items caught in the lid keeping it from closing. Press
PAUSE/CANCEL once to clear the code.
- "dU" (Door/Lid cannot unlock)
Is there excessive weight on the lid, such as a basket of laundry? Excessive weight will
keep the lid from unlocking. Press PAUSE/CANCEL once to clear the code.
- "F##" code
Press PAUSE/CANCEL once to clear code. Press START. If code appears again, call for
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Duet whirpool washing machine stop and DLF sign appear


Hi,
Initially unplug the washing machine.While the washer remains unplugged, press and hold the [Start/Pause] button on the front panel for five seconds.
Plug the unit back in, and run a rinse and spin cycle to test if the DL code is cleared.

If you still face the problem then follow the procedure:

Unplug the washer and allow the unit to sit for 30 minutes to give the suds time to dissolve.

Plug the washer back in and press [Power] to turn on the washer.

Do not choose a washing cycle. Press the [Spin Speed] key until "No Spin" is selected.

Press [Start/Pause] to begin a drain only cycle.

After the drain only cycle has completed, remove the clothing items from the machine. Turn the power back on and select [Rinse and Spin] and then press [Start/Pause].
This will remove excess soap suds and light residue from the drum.

Repeat this step until no visible suds are in the drum of the washer.


Hope this helps.

Shane

Apr 03, 2011 | Washing Machines

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I've gotten the error code DL and then F, I tried sanding, unplugging but it still shows me the error. How can I fix it?


Hi,
Initially unplug the washing machine.While the washer remains unplugged, press and hold the [Start/Pause] button on the front panel for five seconds.
Plug the unit back in, and run a rinse and spin cycle to test if the DL code is cleared.

If you still face the problem then follow the procedure:

Unplug the washer and allow the unit to sit for 30 minutes to give the suds time to dissolve.

Plug the washer back in and press [Power] to turn on the washer.

Do not choose a washing cycle. Press the [Spin Speed] key until "No Spin" is selected.

Press [Start/Pause] to begin a drain only cycle.

After the drain only cycle has completed, remove the clothing items from the machine. Turn the power back on and select [Rinse and Spin] and then press [Start/Pause].
This will remove excess soap suds and light residue from the drum.

Repeat this step until no visible suds are in the drum of the washer.


Hope this helps.

Shane

Mar 15, 2011 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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I trried to start washer and a code dl came up


dl means there is a problem with the automatic door locking mechanism that engages before the wash cycle is started

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Our Kenmore Elite HE3 Model prefix is 110 stops during the rince and spin cycle,beeps, and desplays F dL or F 11. The door light is not on, but the door is locked. We were able to start and complete the...


wash another load and see what happens the f-dl code means door lock problem and f-11 means communication error between top control board and the bottom control board if you can wash a load completly everything will be ok but you can't let me know and we see where to go from there

Mar 29, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Kenmore Elite smartwash QuietPak9 F H error code


Press the Pause/Cancel button twice to clear the display then check if water is introduced into the machine. Drain the water from the machine by selecting Drain and Spin then pressing the Start button for one second. Empty the machine after the water is completely drained.

Start a new cycle with Hot/Cold water temperature and check how long before the error code appears after the cycle is started. When the code appears, press the Pause/Cancel button to clear the display then check again if water is introduced into the machine.

The pressure switch is not tripping and must be replaced if the error code appears about 8 minutes after the cycle is started and about 40 liters of water is introduced into the machine.

The flow meter is not working if the error code appears less than a minute after the cycle is started and about 3 liters of water is introduced into the machine.

The valve solenoids may not be working or the levers are stuck if the error code appears less than a minute after the cycle is started and no water is introduced into the machine.

Let us know which case above is observed for specific troubleshooting and repair guide.

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Code DL then F What does this mean?


i just finished fixing this problem on mine. DL = Door Latch. i am guessing you hear 6 clicks (processor trying to latch door) then the error. while i was poking around inside the unit i found a service manual inside (behind the bottom cover, remove 3 screws to gain access). the service manual reminded the tech to always try unplugging and replacing the connectors on the processor since oxidation is a major problem. the manual also noted the connector numbers (DS3... i think). i removed the top cover (3 screws on the back, slide back, lift off), found the processor, unplugged and reseated the connectors (did some others just for good measure), plugged the unint back in (ALWAYS UNPLUG BEFORE WORKING ON IT), and it worked. in case that doesn't fix it, you couldtry replacing the latch assy for about $50. good luck

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ATF6700FS - Affinity? 3.5 Cu. Ft. I.E.C. Capacity Washer Won't Start


ERR=An error has been detected
PAU=Cycle has been intrupted
58=High current on motor phase

To clear latest stored error code:
• Turn the Program Knob to the start position, Spin Only.
• Press Start/Pause to start the cycle and save it.
• Press Cancel to stop the cycle and turn off the LEDs.
• Press Cancel again to turn on the LEDs.
• Within 5 seconds, press and hold the Option and Start/Pause buttons until LEDs start sequentially chasing, then release buttons.
• Turn the program knob clockwise 7 clicks from the Start Position. The control will signal the last error code.
• Press and hold the Options and Start/Pause buttons for 3 seconds. The code will be cleared.
• Exit Diagnostic Mode to return the washer to normal operation.
a) Unplug the power cord, wait 5-8 seconds, then reconnect the power cord OR
b) Turn the program knob clockwise 2 or 3 clicks after the Start Position. Press Options and Start/Pause buttons
together for a few seconds until wash cycle LEDs appear.

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Washer displays DL error


The FdL fault is a door lock error code. It sounds like you may have a bad door latch. Unplugging it and/or pushing the cancel button will not clear the fault as long as the fault condition exists. At best, you may have to replace the door latch. At worst, the CCU (main computer) could also be bad, causing the fault. The door latch can run about $50. The CCU is about $200. Double check all you wiring first before replacing any parts. I hope this will help you.

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