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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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  • jean24 Mar 03, 2008

    checked the filter wasnt clogged and it still doesn't drain the washer still blinks f 02 on it please need help!!

  • jbII May 02, 2008

    My Knemore Elite HE3 will not drain and almost continuously switches to F02 error at the end, if not during a wash cycle.

    Filter is clear. Drain hose in the machine and to the outflow drain are 'yucky' but clear.

    Pump appears to work - spins - and impeller blades look intact.

    What else could be the problem?

  • CINBAD1971 Jan 18, 2009

    My question is i have the F- code thats it no number to help me i find the thing drains but isnt spinning the machine gets turned on then stops with A fCODE THATS IT HELP ONLY 16 MONTHS OLD



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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

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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    giggles, did you ever figure out what this was?


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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.

Posted on Apr 15, 2007

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