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Washer wont run error code lf - Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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  • rishyricky Jan 25, 2009

    Lr code in window on my neptune will not spin or wash really pump is working I think

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    my washer keep poping up with a lt error code does any one know what this means

  • Suresh Thrithandam Venkata Lakshmi Narayana

    A long fill (lf) error can be several items, you need to know first, how
    full with water, is your supply low on pressure or do you have a drain
    hose inserted far enough to cause a siphon condition? You should hear a
    gurgle splash as it drains.

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This means long fill.try disconnecting water hoses on washer and inspect screens were hoses screw on ,if they look rusty or dirty clean with clr or works toilet bowl cleaner and brush this will cure problem.

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Dos your machine sometimes continue to fill Fl could be LF I have seen the codes pop up different than the tech sheet anyway LF is a long fill wish I could tell you the exact location of the service manual WP always moves it try on the inside of the bottom panel first if not there look inside might be mounted on wall a few times located under top panel read it it will explain how to place machine into diagnostic usually on LF the unit is draining slow or the black hose that leads to the pressure switch has popped loose a rubbed against basket pulley causing a small hole in the rubber this will give a LF error hope this helps

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If water pressure is good, check the water valve inlet screens. Most residential washing machines have inlet screens. The screens prevent minerals from clogging the solenoid. With the hoses removed, you can visually inspect the water inlet screens. If the water valve screens are clear the inlet valve with the screens itself will need to be replaced. To replace the water valve, remove the top of the washing machine. Three screws hold the top down. The screws that hold the top down are on the back of the top panel. Once removed the top will slide back and off. Now remove the wire harness that connects to the valve. One screw holds the valve to the washers cabinet. Removing the screw and sliding the valve over will release the valve from the back panel enabling you to complete your repair.

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LF error indicates Long Fill

Remove the hose coming from the wall and clean the screen on the machine side.

If it is clean - and you have good flow from the wall - then you either have a bad water valve or the control is sending power to the secondary diverter valve but not the primary hot/cold valve or vise verse.

If cleaning screens doesn't work then most likely needs inlet valve. i have seen one of these with LF code caused by the machine control howeve.

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mean while LF error code indicates that the water temperature sensor reading is out of range (below 23 degrees F or above 217 degrees F).

The LF error code is an indication of a water temperature sensor error. There is a chance that there is a loose wire connection on the water temperature


however,what you need to do tp fix up the problem is to unscrew the washer then clean up all forms of dry and water you can seen in it with this the problem of the LF error code is solve .

please make sure that all form of power supply is put OFF before you can do this

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In reference to the LF error code on your Kenmore Washer

When your washer displays error LF , it is due to low water pressure, slow or continuous fill.All washers are designed to operate with a water supply pressure of 20-100 PSI. When the pressure drops below 20 PSI the washer can have the following problems;

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