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F26 Error - Door Switch?

I was told F26 was a manufacturer code, refers to door switch, according to Kenmore. The door is closed, I can hear it click. I've even unplugged the machine in order to reset it. Keeps saying "F26." I know the door is closed, does anyone have any ideas?

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When you hear clicked can you open the door?its should be locked...

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SIEMEMS WASHING MACHINE ERROR CODE F:26?


F20-30 is drain or intake
and can be within a given time
so can be something inside the pump or drum skin
or a bad intake valve filter ...

try reading the user manual

look at the makers site i found it easy...
and it has the error code list
your lazy or not looked...

youll find the info you need

try this also from a similar issue

http://www.manualslib.com/manual/770034/Siemens-Wfxd8400uc.html?page=34

look at the ' water does not enter the machine'

cross reference with other machines that c=share the same controllers

here is the answer i found about F26

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The error F26 does indicate a fault in the door switch . There is a door unlock error that would display if the door is not locking or unlocking but the F26 means the control is not seeing the door switch open and close.

This is most likely a problem with the door switch
interlock
or a loose connection at the switch but not likely
its more likely a burned connection
and has high resistance so you perhaps need to check out the wires plug.. etc make sure the contacts are very good
The door switch is part of the door lock assembly part number 8183270 {not sure this is right}

this info is from a maker that uses the same chassis
not the same parts number

its prob the door switch ....!!!

Aug 17, 2014 | Siemens Washing Machines

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F26 (on an HE5t)


The error F26 does indicate a fault in the door switch circuit. See the image below for a complete listing of what can cause this error. There is a door unlock error that would display if the door is not locking or unlocking but the F26 means the control is not seeing the door switch open and close.

This is most likely a problem with the door switch or a loose connection at the switch.

Jan 16, 2011 | Washing Machines

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I have a Kenmore washer HE2 plus and F26 is flashing


DOOR SWITCH ERROR

If the door has not been opened for 3 consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for more than 5 seconds.

Possible Causes/Procedure

-Door not opened during 3 consecutive cycles.

1. Open and close the door.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

-Door switch open while door is locked.

1. Push the door and check if it is completely closed.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

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May 14, 2010 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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What does error code F26 mean? The washer will fill with water, work for about 5 minutes and then post error F26 and stop working. Where do I find the error codes?


DOOR SWITCH ERROR

If the door has not been opened for 3 consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for more than 5 seconds.

Possible Causes/Procedure

-Door not opened during 3 consecutive cycles.

1. Open and close the door.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

-Door switch open while door is locked.

1. Push the door and check if it is completely closed.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

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May 05, 2010 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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I have an F26 code and my washer won't do anything and cannot find code in the manual what does it mean? It's a whirlpool duet ht


Hi, This F26 error means "door switch error" If the door has not been opened for three consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for more than 5 seconds
Do the following to fix the problem:
Open and close the door
Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic test or any cycle
Push the door and check if its completely closed

Apr 08, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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I have a kenmore elite he5t washer, code f26.. dont know what is wrong with it any help would be appriciated.


DOOR SWITCH ERROR

If the door has not been opened for 3 consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for more than 5 seconds.

Possible Causes/Procedure

-Door not opened during 3 consecutive cycles.

1. Open and close the door.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

-Door switch open while door is locked.

1. Push the door and check if it is completely closed.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

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Feb 15, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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I am getting a f26 code and my washer wont start when I press start


DOOR SWITCH ERROR

If the door has not been opened for 3 consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for more than 5 seconds.

Possible Causes/Procedure

-Door not opened during 3 consecutive cycles.

1. Open and close the door.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

-Door switch open while door is locked.

1. Push the door and check if it is completely closed.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Jan 23, 2010 | Kenmore Elite HE5t Washer

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I'm getting an F26 code on a Kenmore Elite he5t front load washer


DOOR SWITCH ERROR

If the door has not been opened for 3 consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for more than 5 seconds.

Possible Causes/Procedure

-Door not opened during 3 consecutive cycles.

1. Open and close the door.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

-Door switch open while door is locked.

1. Push the door and check if it is completely closed.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

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Oct 31, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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What does F26 mean


Hi, Well The error F26 does indicate a fault in the door switch circuit. There is a door unlock error that would display if the door is not locking or unlocking but the F26 means the control is not seeing the door switch open and close.This is most likely a problem with the door switch or a loose connection at the switch.
One thing to try first before scheduling service or replacing the part is to check the connections on the door switch.
You can unplug the washer first and remove the lower access panel and reach up to the door lock and try to feel for the connections and make sure they're tight.


Thanks! mannu_rakesh

Sep 11, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Kenmore Dryer F 26 fault code


code F26 Door switch error
If the door has not been opened for 3 consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for 5 secondes.
==========The following information is for technitions only========
Possible Couses/Procedure
* Door not open during consecutive cycles.
1.- Open and close the door.
2.-Veryfy CCU operating by running a Diagnostic test or any cycle.
3.- Check door switches contacts.
4.- The resistenve of both door coils (between pin 1 nad 3) should be aprox 320_O_

hope this information will help U

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May 12, 2009 | Dryers

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