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Control light blinks and washer will not start.

I have a whirlpool washer model no. GHW9100LW1. The control light blinks and the washer will not start. I have changed the water inlet valve and tried to run the diagnostic mode. when I press the start after the diagnostic mode, I hear a clicking sound coming from the microcomputer where the electrical harnesses are connected.. I also held the end cycle button to make sure the controls were not locked. Problem still exists

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Please specify the error code you are getting to provide you solution in right direction .
The control board will store error codes in memory. You can get this unit in a test mode, we will be able to retrieve those error codes. As you hold in both the start & pause/cancel together the error code will be displayed.

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Clean out the drain pump catchment.

- Pull the suction boot off the drain pump, clean out any gookus.

- Blow through the drain hose starting from the connection at the pump.

- If all else checks out, replace the pump.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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Whirpool washer ghw9100lw1 cannot pull fault codes at all


which board did you replace? If you replaced the main board it was the wrong one. You need to replace the board that is behind the push buttons

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MODEL # GHW9100LW1 CONTROL LOCK IS LIT UP AND WASHER WON'T DO ANYTHING


The Control Lock is a safety feature that enables the consumer to lock the control panel to prevent children from manipulating the controls and accidentally starting the appliance.
With the lock on, the control panel is disabled and you cannot use any of the controls, except the button to unlock it. It can inadvertently be set following a power outage, leaning against the control panel, or pressing and holding the wrong button. This is usually not an indication of a malfunction.

If this is a Whirlpool manufactured appliance (such as Kenmore Elite, Maytag Epic or Whirlpool Duet), the following link explains how to lock/unlock this feature:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3608801-control_panel_lock


These instructions are also printed on the front panel of the appliance and in the owner's manual.

If this does not correct your problem, then you may have a more serious problem other than a simple operator control button issue (such as an operator console problem or main control board issue). Please post back and let me know if you need further assistance.

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GHW9100LW1 F-11 code right afer it starts


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Thanks for using FixYa. F11 is a communication error between the central control unit (CCU) and the motor control unit (MCU). To start with check the wire harness connections between CCU and MCU, and then check the motor. If both of them appear to be working fine then it seems that the MCU of your washer has gone bad as the control unit seems to be working fine. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Control locked on whirlpool ghw9100lw1


This advise is for Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet front loader washers and dryers with a Control Lock problem.

This may or may not be an indication of a serious problem. In the majority of the cases, this is a simple operator error. Nearly all these model appliances have some sort of Control Lock feature on the front panel now. This is a designed safety feature that is used to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. The controls can be easily locked or unlocked by pressing and holding the following button on the front panel:

Whirlpool Duet Washer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

Whirlpool Duet Dryer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Washer - Press and hold the DRAIN/SPIN button for 3 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Dryer - Press and hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 3 seconds.

These instructions may not be all inclusive for all Kenmore and Whirlpool models, but they are the most common. Chances are, if you have a Control Lock feature, the instructions will be printed on the front panel adjacent to the button that is required to lock or unlock the controls.

NOTE: These instructions may also work for newer model Maytag, Hotpoint, Admiral and Fridgidaire model front loaders as well. Refer to your owner's manual or front panel for instructions pertaining to your sepcific model.

If the Control Lock feature will not lock or unlock the appliance, unplugging the unit for AT LEAST 30 minutes is recommended in order to reset the main control board. In many cases this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches.

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The control panel on my Whirlpool Duet model # GHW9100LW1 reads control locked. How do I get out of this?


There is a control lock so noone can start the washer washer or change your settings after starting the washer. There is a subscript under one of the option buttons that says (usually not very dark or prominant) Control Lock Hold for 3 seconds. Hold this button in for 3 seconds, sometimes slightly longer and the control lock should turn off. Most are not aware of this feature because it is never used. If this does not solve your problem unplug the washer for about five minutes and try again, if problem still persists please repost.
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Jan 23, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Washer model GHW9100LW1 will nopt fill or start


Could be one or more of the following items not working properly or bad:

- Flowmeter.
- Water inlet valve
- Water pressure switch. (last thing to replace)

Make sure to unplug power cord before you replace the part and also make to clean drain tube and filter every year.

Apr 07, 2009 | Whirlpool GHW9100L Front Load Washer

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Hi I have a whirlpool duet front load washer (GHW9100lW1) and the status is stuck on CONTROL LOCKED and i can't change it and the machine is no longer working.


Try putting the machine into diagnostic mode. If it won't enter diagnostic mode, then you need to replace the main control board.

DIAGNOSTIC TEST

The washer must be empty and the control must be in the OFF

state before pressing the touch-pad sequence to start the test.

Starting the Test Mode

■ Close the door.

■ Push CONTROL/ON (if present on this model).

■ Select the DRAIN/SPIN cycle.

■ Select NO SPIN by pressing the SPIN SPEED touch-pad.

■ Push PREWASH OPTION four times within five seconds. (If

PREWASH OPTION is not present on this model, press EXTRA

RINSE four times within five seconds.) C:00 will light up on the

display.

If the Starting procedure fails, push the PAUSE/CANCEL touch-pad,

then repeat the starting procedure.

Test Program Control

In order to advance to the next step of the test procedure, push

PREWASH OPTION touch-pad two times. If PREWASH OPTION is not

present on this model, press EXTRA RINSE two times.

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Control lock light on


Hold the noise control button in for 4-10 seconds.

Jul 21, 2008 | Whirlpool GHW9100L Front Load Washer

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