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Cycle wont start then I get Error / dl

First the cycle ocked fixed that and now cycle wont start and after a few seconds I get a message Error / dL

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  • mrbiggle Sep 25, 2008

    When I select the start button, I get a rythmic bang sound then the dl message appears. What does this mean?

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The dl code is a door lock error,open door and examine door lock assy mounted on front panel.look for a plastic push pin approx 5inches up from square lock assy.if that pin is missing,replace door lock.if pin is there,you could still have bad door lock or loose wire connected to door lock.

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What does F DL means i opened the door to add something then t came up F DL and wont start again, the cycle had just started I pressed cancel all it does is beep and flash F DL


Hello and welcome to FixYa


FDL is a door lock error and is caused due to an issue with the door lock when it is unable to lock/unlock. Please check the door lock mechanism/door switch assembly and replace the part that has gone bad so that the issue is resolved. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.


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Sep 14, 2011 | Whirlpool GHW9400 Duet Washer

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For about a week now, my Kenmore Elite top loading washing machine has the error code dL at the end of the cycle. There is a lot of clicking noises and then it displays the code.


Means a failed lid lock mechanism. You should replace the lid switch in the unit which will alleviate the dl error code. If you have any further questions message me back I await your reply Thanks Rick

Aug 05, 2011 | Washing Machines

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MY MACHINE KEEPS DISPLAYING DL AND WONT START CYCLE


Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

'dl' stands for Door Lock error. There is likely to be a problem with either the door solenoid/lock or the 'door closed' sensor. Both require a service engineer's attention I suggest ;-0(

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Thanks and good luck!
John C

May 07, 2011 | Whirlpool 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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Will start the wash cycle and DL come on and light blinks and lid lock unlock (Whirlpool Cabrio model# WED6400SW)


Hi,

"dl"indicates a door lock error. A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked. It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.
Check for the following when dl occurs:
  • Door Lock Mechanism broken.

  • Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly for foreign objects

  • Check Wire Harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)

  • Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure


Thank you !!

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Washer wont engage


The door may not have been fully closed. stop/clear cancel the cycle. ensure door is fully closed and attempt to resart cycle.

F/dL Door Lock Error
A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked. It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.
  • Door Lock Mechanism broken or removed from the Door
  • Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly
  • Check the wire harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure

Feb 08, 2009 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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Error "F DL" cycle won't start


F DL is a door lock failure. The door is not locking so the machine will not start.

Jan 01, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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What do I do for dL and F error message?


same problem..for a couple months I could get it to work intermittently but finally gave in and the repair guy is here putting in a new control panel. expensive sorry to say.

Jul 17, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Trouble code


F/dl= Door Lock Error
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. CheckD oorL ock/SwitcAhs sembly
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F11= Serial Communication Error
Communication between the CentraCl ontroUl nit( CCU)a ndt he MotorC ontroUl nit
(MCU) cannot be sent correctly.
PotentialCauses
. CheckW ireH arnessc onnectiontso the MCU.t he motor,a ndC entraCl ontrol
Unit (CCU)
. Checkt he Drives ysteml or anyw orno r failedc omponents
. ReplaceM CU
. ReplaceC CU
. Replace Motor
. ReplaceW ireH arness

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