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My ADG 8983 has an Fb error, what should i be doing ?

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  • emmanuelr Nov 02, 2008

    The pump ref 481236018546 has been changed but the error Fb or maybe F6 remains

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Hold start button down for about 10 seconds to clear it initially to re-start cycle.hope this helps

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F6 indicates a problem with the drain mechanism. It could be that something is blocking the drain. From repairclinic.com:

If your washer won't drain, check these:

It spins, but doesn't pump
It doesn't spin or pump
It pumps, but the water returns
It spins, but doesn't pump If your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many washers, a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump--or even into the pump itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.

To remove the sock from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then, using needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the clothing through the port.

Sometimes you can't remove the stuck clothing from below. Then you have to remove the agitator, top of the outer drum shield, and inner clothes tub. This isn't easy to do--and you may need special tools--so you might be happier getting a qualified appliance repair technician to do the job.

If the drain line isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump. Even if the pump appears to be turning, the internal impeller may be broken. If so, you need to replace the pump.

It doesn't spin or pump If your washer doesn't spin or pump water out but the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley. If so, you need to replace the pump. To check the pulley, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely--if it's frozen or stiff--replace it.

It pumps, but the water returns If the water that pumps out of the machine goes back into the machine after the spin cycle, your washer may be siphoning the water from a laundry tub that has a slow drain, back into the washer. The usual remedy for this is to improve the draining of the laundry tub. (Is something stuck in the drain?) Also, check for these problems:

  • If the drain hose reaches more than about 4 inches into the laundry tub, cut off the excess.


  • If your drain hose is lower than the washer's cabinet, install an air gap/siphon break assembly.

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Regarding the error F6 it is not easy to repair .
You need to contact near by whirlpool service center to get it repaired .

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Fb is a fault detected with the optical water indicator. which is kinda nice cause your unit doesnt have one! basically its a fill level control issue. there are two possibilities.the water indicator in the sump is not working properly, this is the first one. remove all filters and look into sump. there is a black grid at about the three o'clock position. it has a bad habit of filling up with muck and goo preventing the black rubber diaphram (sp?) in the back from moving. you can often see white fat deposits on the grid. you can clean these with a toothbrush and hot soapy water.second is the flow meter. this is in the water matrix, located under the left hand side panel. poor connections at the little pcb are common. often a good cleaning and a pinch of the connector will solve the problem. bear in mind though that each of these individual problems ShoulD bring up there own fault codes. it is possible (though not very often) that the computer has lossed its plot. theres no easy solutions, but if you decide to take this on yourself make sure the dishwasher is unplugged. hope this helps:)

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Is it taking water in?
check for kinked fill hose.
is the water pressure good enough?
Failing that, left hand panel off, unplug the flowmeter, plug it back on and try again.


Take the side panel off, disconnect then reconnect the flow meter. It will be working fine now.

Thanks

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The link below will show you the general steps on how to clean your dishwasher, just go through it and this may solve problem.

http://www.howtocleanstuff.net/kitchen-and-bath/kitchen-appliances-and-fixtures/how-to-clean-the-dishwasher/

hope this helps, if you have questions just lemme know

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Try first unplugging power cord and see if theis clears the error.

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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    Ginko Nov 02, 2008

    Fb error does not exist, if instead error is F8, that means that there is a problem with the drain system, check the drain hose, remove the appliance bottom panel and try to remove any possible obstruction using a screwdriver, taking care not to damage the unit.

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