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F25 error code

I started my washer and after a few minutes I'm getting this F25 code. Water starts to go in but it never starts washing. Any thoughts?

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  • twelsh2 Oct 13, 2008

    Since I posted my problem over two weeks ago, waiting this long for a response was not feasible -- I do have laundry to do! I ended up calling the repair service through Lowe's (which is where we purchased the washer). That guy said the motor was locked up and he had never seen that before on a washer -- especially since it's just one year old. We bought the washer on 9/3/07 and it broke on 9/23/08 -- and Lowe's was not willing to help in any way -- the lady said we should have purchased the extended warranty!! I ended up having a friend of ours who owns an appliance repair service fix the washer for us at a savings of about $75 from the Lowe's service company (I still ended up paying a total of $325 on a washer I purchased a year ago for $800 -- great investment!!)

    I would not recommend this washer as I also have the 'smelly' laundry that many have posted about. I have learned to keep the washer door and the soap dispenser open to let them dry out between washings. I also don't like having to untangle a load of jeans when I put them in the dryer -- the legs get all entwined with each other in the wash cycle.

  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    What did your friend fo to fix it? We get the F25 error when we try to wash clothes, but the delicate cycle does work. It is like the aggitator doesn't work.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    code f25 shuts down washer

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Huuum has it right on the meaning of the code. If you take off the lower cover with three screws, you will find a tech sheet which lists the code. I checked the wire harness connections, and sure enough, at the side of the motor, they were loose. Had probably never been fully connected. I snpeed them together and problem solved. I was really pleased because the washer was only 8 days out of warranty!!

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Hello twelsh2
Welcome,

You said, you started my washer and after a few minutes I'm getting this F25 code. Water starts to go in but it never starts washing. Any thoughts?

This is what F25 is telling you.

Condition
DRIVE MOTOR TACHOMETER ERROR
If the control is unable to properly detect motor speed, the machine shuts down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door unlocks after 3 minutes.

Check and Repair
1. Verify the shipping system including shipping bolts, spacers and cables are removed.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power for 5 minutes (Rests the system)
3. Check wire harness connections between the drive motor and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU).
4. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
5. Check the MCU by looking for operations of the drive motor.
6. Check the drive motor for powered rotations

If you can not find the fault , Please call service.
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Let me know what you find!
Huuum
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Posted on Oct 13, 2008

  • Neil Golan
    Neil Golan Oct 13, 2008

    For the smell I tell my customers to wash their whites in hot water with bleach once a week.
    This gets rid of the smell usually.


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