Question about Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Flashing F6 Error Code

No solution needed but do want to warn those considering purchasing a Kenmore product. Buyers beware! This is our experience and from the message boards, we are not alone.

July 2008 our not quite 2 year old front load Kenmore Elite washer started flashing F6 during the spin cycle. Many phone calls, service calls and repair $$ later, in October 2008 the Sears repair crew threw up their hands in embarrassment that their company was showing such a lack of customer service. In the end, they refunded us the repair money we had paid for parts that didn't repair the machine and left us hanging with a lemon. They replaced the touch panel, the main computer board, the wire harness, the door latch and even the motor. There's nothing more to replace but Sears will NOT stand by their product ... they won't even sell you an extended warranty because they know they have a lemon. We finally went to our state's consumer affairs department to report the terrible customer service / consumer support from Sears. We cut up our Sears cards and will NEVER spend another dime in their stores. Buyer beware!

P.S. We've since purchased LG product and LOVE it. Lesson learned ...do your research before any purchase. Sears is NOT the same customer focused company they were years ago.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 63 Answers

Motor controller board in bottom

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Mod.KHMS155LSS-1 Getting F-6 Fault code ????


Search Results

    Combination Microwave Wall Oven - Error Code/Message ...

    www.kitchenaid.com/...microwave...error-code...f6-error-cod...

    KitchenAidQuestion: Combination Microwave Wall Oven - Error Code/Message - F6 Error Code -F6 E8. Answer. Product Symptom: Combination Microwave Wall Oven ...

    Over-the-Range Microwave - Error Code - Starts with F ...

    www.kitchenaid.com/...microwave-error-code...f...f6...code/P...

    KitchenAidKitchenAid's product help articles give answers to your frequently asked questions (FAQs). ... Microwave - Error Code - Starts with F - Starts with F6 - F6E0 Code.

    Kitchen Aid Oven Model # KEMS308SSS02 error msg - Lost ...

    www.shopyourway.com > Manage My Life > Questions
    I have a Kitchen Aid Model # KEMS308SSS02 and I getting the follow error message... is working and was always working but the top microwave/oven does not work. ...Kitchen Aid Oven Model # KEMS308SSS02 error msg - Lost Err/ F6 E0/ ... Most "F6/E0" fault codes is usually because of a loose wire connections, loss of ...

Feb 05, 2016 | KitchenAid Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

I have an f6 code and the machine will not operate once it comes up


The F6 error code means that the computer on the control didnt detect that the motor reached a high speed on the spin cycle, sometimes it thinks the washer didnt spin fast enough because of a loose wire connection either on the motor or the control boards (motor &machine control) if you find that the washer did actually spin at high speed (clothes dont come out sopping wet at the end of cycle) the wire connections or the motor control board will be the potential causes of the F6 error code. Try unplugging the machine for five minutes to let the computer reset then try again. Next check the control panel wires. f6 code flashing on display Kenmore Elite HE3 Washing Machine

May 19, 2015 | Washing Machines

3 Answers

F6 error code first time star unit show f6 code


good day I have a problem with my aircon its ECOAIRE aircondition with error F6

Sep 09, 2014 | Electrolux Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Getting an "F6" error on


HELLO.

An F6 error code typically indicates a controlpanel problem. Disconnect power and wait several minutes before plugging itback in. If the F6 error code comes back within a minute of restoring power,the control switch pulse return line is not connected properly. This willgenerally require professional repair.

Thanks.

Sep 21, 2011 | Kenmore Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Error "F6" on my Smartwash Quite Pak9


I believe the F6 code is a motor failure. I suggest you call a pro to come out and look at it.

Sep 22, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Shuts off when preheating with F3 or F6 error


The F3 error on this model is an open thermostat circuit. The F6 is a control or loss of power. Make sure the unit is plugged into a good 120 Volt outlet. Test this outlet with a power drill or lamp, wiggle cord in receptacle, if no other test experience or equipment is avaliable. Check the thermostate in the oven for physical damage. There may be a loose connection in the oven. This would require a good technican to find.
InMrFixIt

Feb 20, 2009 | Kenmore 33169 Gas Single Oven

1 Answer

I have a kenmore dishwasher model number 15921 and its flashing a error f6 or f8 what is the problem


Hi,
F6 is a communication error. It is either a loose connection to the control board, or the control board is shot. They should have diagnosed this when they came out to fix it. Open it up, and look for loose connections.

Feb 02, 2009 | Kenmore 15922 Built-in Dishwasher

2 Answers

F6 Code


f6 communication error in ht emotor controll board, located in the lower left front of machine

Nov 07, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer Logo

734 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Washing Machines Experts

Ron Lankford

Level 3 Expert

5386 Answers

Archaeology
Archaeology

Level 3 Expert

662 Answers

reliableservice

Level 2 Expert

313 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...