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F06 whirlpool duet error

Looking for repair directions for washer F06 problem - as mentioned on fixya.
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"F06" is a motor speed error. The following link explains:

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

The link provided will give you the necessary steps to diagnose the problem yourself (yes, this a DIY project). All you need is a simple multimeter. I would begin by checking all the wiring to ensure you have nothing loose or broken. Then, I would recommend checking the motor windings. This would potentially rule out the first two possibilities by confirming whether or not the motor and wiring harness are good. That would leave the Motor Control Unit to troubleshoot. More commonly, the MCU fails causing this error. I'm not saying this is your problem, however. You will need to follow the steps provided to rule out all possibilities.

I hope you find this information helpful. Let me know if you require additional assistance.

PS If you do require parts. You can order on line at searspartsdirect.com. Repairclininc.com also carries parts for your washer if you would like to do some comparative shopping. There are other web sources out there, but I have found that these two have good service and are usually the lowest priced.

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DRIVE MOTOR TACHOMETER ERROR
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