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F06 error 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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"F06" is a motor speed error. The following link explains how to diagnose and troubleshoot:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r714929-f06_error_whirlpool_duet_kenmore_elite

I would first determine is the motor windings are good, then take voltage readings on the MCU. In general, the most common failure is the MCU. That is not to say that this is your problem. You need to follow the recommended advice provided in the link and rule out all possiblities. I hope you find this information helpful. Let me know if you require additional assistance.

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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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