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Error code F70 on Whirlpool frontload washer WFW9600

We tried to use the delayed wash last night but when we went to it this morning we had error code F70. There is a small possibility that the door was not closed properly, but we forgot to check. We opened the door, closed it and restarted it on a nondelayed wash and it started just fine. The manual for the washer is not very descriptive with the error codes, it simply says to restart and if that doesn't work call the repair man (what is this a microsoft windows machine?).

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  • ikarmanov Feb 15, 2009

    WFW9400 there was error code F70, I get it unpluged, when plug it back it is not working at all

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Welcome spammailmd

You said, you tried to use the delayed wash last night but when we went to it this morning we had error code F70. There is a small possibility that the door was not closed properly, but we forgot to check. We opened the door, closed it and restarted it on a non-delayed wash and it started just fine. The manual for the washer is not very descriptive with the error codes, it simply says to restart and if that doesn't work call the repair man (what is this a microsoft windows machine?).


Whirlpool codes:
“F” codes other than F20, F21 or F22
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Select
DRAIN/SPIN if there is excessive water in the washer.
Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains,
call for service.


Let me know that it works for you or if you have any questions.
Thank You.
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Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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I fixed mine for no cost in 3 minutes!
We have a Whirpool Duet front load washer as well. For the past month we would get the f70 or the f71 error code and the waswher woud not work. I refused to begin changing components as suggested on web searches until I could determine the exact cause. Whirpool is absolutely useless in helping to fix thier problems.
Each time it happened I instructed my family members to leave the machine alone. I wanted to be able to troubleshoot the machine exactly the way it was when the problem occured. After several times I found the problem.
The door is a two part door consisting of an outer trim and an inter trim. The screws that hold the two together work loose over time and cause the door to not close correctly and move during the washing process which disrupts the signal to the door sensor sending an error to the control unit.
I tightened all of the screws with a torx screw driver and the problem is gone.

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