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Washer will not complete a cycle

Please help i have a whirlpool awm 8143 which is not completeing a wash cycle the messagr on the display is FH this means that there is not enough water in the machine .I have cleaned out all the filters and checked all the pipes and they are not blocked,any one got any ideas what is causing this problem ,Thanks

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Re: Washer will not complete a cycle


i have a whirlpool 6th sense washing machine, it has come up with clean pump, does anyone know where the pump is on the machine, as i have lost my instruction manual.



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I have found what you looking for and i hope this help's yo. let me know.
F/06 Drive Motor Tachometer Error
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