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Re: Kenmore HE5t washer - F70 error
The F70 and F71 error codes on this model of washer indicates a communication problem between the user interface control board and the central control unit (main control board). These error codes can sometimes be caused by a power surge or glitch through the electrical lines. Try unplugging the washer to completely disconnect electrical power. Wait 1 minute and then plug the washer back in to the see if the fault code clears. If it does, then the washer may work normally.
If the code reappears, then you could have a wire harness connection problem, a failed user interface control board or a failed central control unit. I recommend calling a service technician to properly diagnose and repair this type of problem so that the correct component can be replaced.
Be sure your unit is plugged into a 3 prong grounded outlet as well.
F71 is a "heatbeat failure" which means that your front interface control board is shorted and will need to be replaced. it's actually fairly easy to replace and can definitely be done by yourself. To access the part, just pull the unit forward and remove the 3 screws coming in from the back of the top panel. Remove the top panel by pulling it back, up, and off. Then remove all the screws going into the top of the control panel. Remove the dispenser drawer and remove the screws coming in through the dispenser. Remove the screws coming from the inside of the dryer going forward into the control panel, then remove the control panel (it's just clipped in on the bottom. After that you can disconnect the wire harnesses to the front interface control board and replace that part.
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getting F35 error code on my kenmore elite he5t steam washer. can the ... plug out and in the power and restart steamwashing the washer or do the rinse/spin. .... What does the error F35 on my Kenmore HE5t Steam front load washer mean?
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F70 means the main control board is not communicating with the cycle selector/touch pad control F71 means the cycle selector/touch pad controlis not communicating with the main control board
What needs to be checked is the wires between the main control(CCU) and the selector(user interface) for good tight connections If all connections are good and tight the CCU has to be replaced IF the drum will rotate under power from the motor
OR if the drum will NOT rotate under power of the motor the USER INTERFACE needs to be replaced
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oL flashes when the machine/motor control detects a load
size that exceeds the washer’s capacity.
• Open the door lid to clear display, remove excess
laundry, then restart the cycle.
this looks like a classic whirlpool control board issue. fault is a communication error between board and panel. check connections. whirlpool always recommends replacing both at same time. very common problem.