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Kenmore HE3 stops in middle of cycle, flashes F-11.

Our Kenmore washer HE3 stops in the middle of a cycle and flashes a F-11 code. We have had 2 repair people out and give different answers. We are ready to throw it out the window. We unplug it and once we try to start again it gives the door lock code. Please help!

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  • sjsmccoy Dec 08, 2008

    model number 11045862400

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2008

    f-11 code. not even 2 years old.

  • Shaun Plencner
    Shaun Plencner May 11, 2010

    what is ur model number

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    In the middle of the cycle the kenmore door locks, the 11 error message shows.

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F/11 Serial Communication Error
Communication between the Central Control Unit (CCU) and the Motor Control Unit (MCU) cannot be sent correctly.

  • Check Wire Harness connectors to the MCU, the motor, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Check the Drive system for any worn or failed components
  • Check MCU
  • Check CCU
  • Check Motor
  • Check Wire Harness

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