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Code F on Kenmore Elite HE t3

I am getting a code F on my control panel. It always comes up at the end of the cycle when there is only 2 minutes left of the cycle. It doesn't seem to have enough get up and go to drain the water. When I push the start button on the start of the cycle, it sort of makes a bzzz sound instead of a click sound. Almost as if it isn't going into gear or something. HELP.

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Re: Code F on Kenmore Elite HE t3

Mommy, the F code should be followed by a number such as F 02, F 11, something like that. What I think you need to do is check the filter, it may be clogged. Remove the bottom panel by removing the 3 screws on the bottom and pulling it down and off. Right in front you will see the pump and filter. The filter cover just unscrews and the filter will pull out. See if there is a bunch of lint and junk blocking the drain flow. If so, clean it and give it another try. back.

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I have a kenmore Elite HE 3t , and the machine is beeping H f .... i don't know what it means and my clothes is not washing because of it

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Re: Code F on Kenmore Elite HE t3

I don't know if the person named Mommy ever mentioned your solution worked for her or not, but I had the same problem and just fixed my washer following your instructions. Thank you very much for a very helpful post.

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