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Kenmore Elite Quiet 2 Model 45862402

My front load washer goes through the cycles up to 6 minutes from finishing.
A "F" appears along with the 06 on it> Water is still inside so I hit the pause button and hit the spin and drain cycle. It's a hit or miss as to if the clothes come out dry. I have lost my manual and don't know what the "F" stands for.Thank you frustrated and clothes are piling up.

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When the machine drains can you hear the water going into the drain? I thinking your pump is not pumping from debris or the drain hose to far in the drain. The kick panel below the door has three screws 1/4 or Torx T20. There is a clean out left side of the pump, the large screw handle removes and does have some water behind it so wrap a trash bag around the clean out before opening.

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