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Error code/ d fl.

I just put in the new elec. door lock in. worked good once now get an error code d fl what is it now?

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Alot of times the computer wil cause this error code. Take the top panel off via 3 screws in the back. Slide the top off. There should be white bow with a bunch if wire going into it. Pull up on some of the wires on the right side. They are held in place by a plastic harness. This harness pulls down on some of the wires and causes a bad connection. If this doesnt work you may have to replace the computer. Hope this helps. Dave www.washermd.com

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