Question about Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
After starting a normal wash cycle the machine will begin to add water and then the error code flashes an H and then a F while it is in the washing cycle. I don't have any problems draining the machine, I have received instructions when the F2 flashes and know how to clear that problem. This is the first time the H & F flashes and the machine stops.
The F code is a puwer outige. This is how to fix
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Select
DRAIN & SPIN if there is excessive water in the washer.
Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains, call
This is what an HF code is.
"FH" (Water Inlet Problem--no water or insufficient water
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug
washer or disconnect power.
Check the following:
Are water faucets completely turned on?
Are screens at inlet hose connection to washer clogged?
Are water inlet hoses kinked?
Are water inlet hoses frozen?
Plug in washer or reconnect power. Re-select cycle and press
START. If the problem remains, call for service.
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