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Error code F11 and orthers

Where can i find what the error codes mean. I can not find my book and need to know what they mean before I call repairman. F 11 is one that keeps popping up every cycle. It just stops and beeps. I can restart the washer but then it beeps and stops again.

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Re: Error code F11 and orthers

Gailo, F11 is a serial communication error. Communication between the central control unit and the motor control unit cannot be sent correctly. Possible solutions: Check the harness between the two boards for loose connection. Driver motor, main board or motor control board may be bad. I have come across a number of these with loose connections and bad main boards. Put it into a test by pressing drain/spin on the left side. Then press the spin speed button on the right until no spin is lit. Then press the pre-wash button on the right 4 times until 00 comes up in the display. You are now in the automatic test mode. Let it do it's thing about 15 minutes and see if the error comes again. back.

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