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Error F51 problem

Did you get this resloved? I now have the same problem!

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  • jdsooner Dec 09, 2008

    Thanks

    I am getting alot of postings that say to uplug the machine for an hour or so and let the fault reset! We did that and so far no more problems - you might try that!

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Sorry but I couldn't fix the problem or even get it fixed since my warranty expired. I did find a way around it thou. I have only been using the normal cycle where the time is at most 50min. I have not had a problem since, but I have also been to chicken to use any of the extended wash times.

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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What is f51


On some machines the F51 is a slow or long drain error. Possibly a clogged filter in the drain pump or a bad pump. You did not provide enough information for me to offer any more help. I do not know the washer type, manufacturer, age, or model.

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Whirlpool cabrio washer showing F51 error code


Hi Craig,

Just saw this post come up among F51 error codes (as it will show previously posted and answered questions ) and wanted to add some info I have regarding this exact issue you may or may not already have, no harm in posting either way.

The F51 typically indicates a failed "RPS" has been detecected...but it can be the result of other issues...just for future reference and if anyone has not come accross this before.

The scenario you describe is usually associated with a item stuck under the tub or a loose stator or a faulty "RPS" device or connection at the "RPS"...but I don't know if you checked that yet or if you know how, thus the error F51.


**The repair tip below is directly from Whirlpool**

F51 is usually associated with the rotor and stator/RPS assembly and quiet often it is initiated due to a loose rotor or bad RPS...I'd start by checking the bolt.

There is a repair tip regarding this which suggest checking the wires to the RPS and then the rotor, while insuring the center bolt is really tight via applying some "lock tight".

I actually see a lot of these and most times it's a loose rotor bolt, that is where I always start my diagnosis. Here's an exert from my files directly from Whirlpool...

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You may want to check the rotor, I've seen the center bolt become extremely loose, thus causing the F51 error, this is where and what to look for shown below...
macmarkus_1081.jpg

...but either way that should help out with the repairs and good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Dec 21, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Its says f51 error


Hi,

The error means that washer repeatedly quits mid-cycle. Basically, the F51 error is a rotor position sensor error.

Also check the below article for details:

http://cabriof51error.blogspot.com/

http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php?topic=1753.0


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E-ware

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Error F51


F51(F51)-Motor RPS Failure

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Am getting a F51 error code


The electronic control displays an F51 code.
There is an intermittent connection at the Rotor Position Sensor, (RPS), causing the electronic control to indicate an F51 code.
Remove and reinstall the connector at the RPS at least three times to clean off any corrosion built up on the connector and RPS due to the intermittent connection. Confirm that the connector is fully seated onto the RPS control upon final connection and verify there are no damaged wires.
If you still receive the error after this, replace the electronic control with part #W10130544. This new control is designed to check the RPS sensor differently and is less sensitive to intermittent RPS connections.

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F51 error


Hello, the F51 code is a motor rotor position sensor failure. It's best to call in the warranty service as there is a bunch of tests that need to be run to determine if it's the sensor or control board. If the tech wasn't any help, contact the store for a replacement.

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Konica 7145 F-51-2 Error


Code F51-2 at start-up.
Description:
Code F51-2 at start-up.
Solution:
CAUSE: Code F51-2 may be caused by a failed M11 fixing motor. To determine whether or not the motor has failed, use this procedure:
1. Enter the 47 mode (I/O check mode).
2. Input "40".
3. Input multicode "0". If the M11 motor turns, it is good; if it does not turn, the motor has failed.

SOLUTION: Replace the M11 motor (p/n 56AA80072 for 7222/7228/7235 and p/n 56GA73430 for 7145) if it has failed.

hope that help!!!

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