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MAYTAG MFW9700 - GETTING FH ERROR CODE.. CAN WASH WITH COLD ONLY.. HOWEVER HOT OR WARM GETS ERROR CODE.

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SOURCE: Still getting FH codes

does you unit have this water sensor at the bottom part of the unit?... if so..sometimes they get too sensitive and dictates an error message.

you can experiment by dsconnecting this wire and if it does not change anything, then short the wires. i am not sure if this is a normally open switch or a normally close switch.

if you jumper a wire on the two wires and it indicated a different error code, then it is a normally open switch. remove the jumper wire and w'e'll continue trouble shoot your unit.

tnx for using fix ya.

drcool

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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SOURCE: maytag epic

hi there,

the FH error means it's either you have a drain problem if there is water in it or if if there is now water in it, make sure that both water inlets are turned all the way up. check to make sure that you don't have any water leaks anywhere visible.

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool 6th Sense AWM8123/1 error code FH

hi Most washing machine timers are digital or mechanical. The timer controls most of the operations of the washer: water level, tub filling and emptying, length of cycles, and cycle setting sequences. For this reason, any repairs to the timer should be made by a professional service person. However, there are a couple of checks you can make when you suspect the timer is faulty -- you may be able to install a new timer yourself.

Step 1: Unplug the washer. To access the timer, remove the control knobs and the panel that covers the controls. This may be a front panel, or access may be through a panel at the back of the unit. Carefully examine the wires that connect the timer to the other parts of the washer. If the wires are loose or disconnected, try pushing them into position; they usually fit into their terminals like plugs. Use long-nosed pliers to avoid breaking the wire connections -- never pull a wire by hand.

Step 2: To test the timer, use a VOM set to the RX1 scale. Disconnect the power leads to the timer and clip one probe of the VOM to each lead. The VOM should read zero if the timer is working. Since the timer is a multiple switch, turn it through its cycle and test each pair of terminals in turn. The meter should read zero at all of these points. If one or more readings are above zero, the timer is faulty and should be replaced.

Step 3: To replace the timer, unscrew and disconnect the old one. Install a new timer made specifically for the washing machine. If there are many wires on the timer, have a helper hold the new timer next to the old one as you work. Disconnect the old wires one at a time, connecting each corresponding new wire as you work, to make sure the connections are properly made. Or, draw a diagram showing the connections before removing the old timer. After all the wires are connected, check the connections again for correctness and screw the timer assembly into place.thank u....please rate it

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

jumptrout51
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SOURCE: Magtag Washing Machine Can't use cold water only cycle

Stranger things have happened.
Glad it is working for you.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Error FH Maytag front loader MR@9700sQ1

Your drain is clogged, not the one in the wall where the drain hose goes, but the internal drain, you have to use a 7mm quarter inch drive socket and a 2 inch or longer extension. There are three screws at the very bottom of the washer which must be removed. When standing you cannot see these screws, you have to lay down and look under the washer, between the feet of the washer to find them. Once the bottom cover is removed there is a "cylindrical box" thing with a front cover, the front covers is simply screwed into the cylindrical box housing, unscrew it. Warning, there is a lot of water in here so don't be sitting when you remove it. When you get it open you will discover that this is the internal filter, you'll find small socks and coins and god knows what else in here. Now follow the drain line out and feel it from the outside by pinching it to see if it is clear, if it is clear it should compress quite easily if it is clogged remove it and **** it out with a wire hanger. Reassembly is the opposite of disassembly. This should fix you error message. And buy the way if you remove the top cover there is a "Technicians Manual" stored inside the washer under the top cover that describes some of this procedure and defines all of the error codes.

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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SOURCE: I have front loader MFW9700 Maytag washer. Water

Check the door seal for tears and the drain boot from tub to drain boot for anything that might have put a hole in like a piece of metal from an under wire bra which front loads will spin so fast that the wires come out of the bras.

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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hi there,

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