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F06 error code on Whirlpool duet washer

My wife posted this challenge. Here's some additional photos. My email is 22@byu.net or bryged@gmail.com or cell; 801.735.9555 Comment by bryged, posted on Nov 08, 2008 I heard a noise that sounded like a bug zapper. Now, I get the F06 error. The tub does not spin. Here's the photos. HELP!

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  • bryged Nov 09, 2008

    Is the wiring harness the white housing box to the right of the motor (in the pic)? I looked at this white housing and could not figure out how to open or access it. Is there a connection I should pay particular attention to?

  • bryged Nov 10, 2008

    I opened the access panel (pic included). I also took a pic from the front at the motor to the right of the white box (is this the motor control board?). We wiggled cables, unplugged the top 2 and plugged back in. Same symptoms. I heard clicking noises from that box. Water flows in, Motor does not spin. Timer counts down. Eventually the F06 error appears. 801.735.9555

  • bryged Nov 11, 2008

    You are awesome to be helping me through this mess. Where do I acquire the control board and is it an easy install? Also, would it be benefitial to hook up an ohm meter - if so, is this easy to do and read to determine if the motor is good or the cu blown? I have one - never used it before, but I'm willing!!!

  • gogogadget42 Dec 16, 2008

    I have an F6 error code and washer will not go into spin cycle but water will empty out of pump.I did open pump and cleaned out some loose change but still am having the same problem. HELP

  • tcarter656 Jan 14, 2009

    I have a Duet that is displaying an F06 fault code

  • hayesd Jan 15, 2009

    My washer was purchased in Oct of 2007 and it has been displaying the F06 error code for a couple of months. Not every time, but every few loads. Usually I can put the dial over to the Rinse/Spin or the Drain/Spin cycle and it will finish. This morning that did not work. Am I going to have to replace the control board? How much does this cost?

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    yup, POS

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    F6 error code ... how do i fix it?

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I have the whirlpool Duet 9150 with the same issue. I removed, reseated and reconnected every connector at least 4 times with the same random result of F06 to the point where it no longer finished the load. I then removed the motor control board again and sprayed it down with electronic cleaner along with all connections by disconnecting them , spraying them down and then reconnect and connected a few times to ensure good contact. I then tried again and the F -06 code came back. I then ordered the board for $ 150 online . When the new board arrived 4 days later, my wife tried the washer one more time and it worked. I have performed over 2 dozen loads . The board was never replaced. It appeared that spraying the board and connectors worked.

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F 06 is a in issue with the motor control board, check the wiring harness attached to the board next to the motor in your second to last pic you sent.

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  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons Nov 09, 2008

    yea to the right of the motor, is the right one, however youll acess the harness better form the front of the unit, try removing the 3 screws from across the front of the bottom. and drop the acess panel it will be right there

  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons Nov 11, 2008

    NEVER in seven yrs had a bad motor( iguess it could happen) every f06 issue was remidied by repalcing that motor control board.. and yes that is it

  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons Nov 11, 2008

    you can get part from sears. com or direct from whirlpool, you will need ENTIRE model number as ther are 2 boards dependig on which model you own

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I also had code F06 I unplugged and plugged all of the connectors on the motor and on the motor control unit several times insuring that i had a good connection on all connectors, I then plugged in the washer and ran a load. this simple fix seems to have solved the problem. I have since ran several loads with out a problem.

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The Duet washer is a good machine, just unfortunate Whirlpool engineers used oxidative circuit board coatings. All the circuit board connections are oxidizing causing the machines to have faulty connections. We have fixed the problem using this information.
UNPLUG the machine first . Take the top off (3 screws in the back) , remove the mother board box from the frame housing and remove the lid. Now you can see the circuit board.
Carefully remove ONLY one (clip plug-in) at a time. Scrap with a (knife or sandpaper or steel wool ) the edge connector where that plug was, on the circuit board removing the oxidated metal (it may not look oxidated but must be cleaned), Next put ( vaseline or mineral oil) on the edge connector where that plug was, NOTE: Vaseline or mineral oil is a non-conductive oil and will not effect electronic operation but will prevent further oxidation and the erratic operation of the mother board will cease.
Now do the next plug and repeat until completed.
NOTE: We recommend only one plug at a time so you do not get confused where each plug belongs.
Put the cover back on the mother board box and reattach to the frame, then put the lid back on and screw it down. End of any F error problems.

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