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Whirlpool AWM 8023 -error F06

Hi, Does anyone know what the error F06 means when it comes to a Whirlpool AWM 8023 (washing machine)? Is it an electrical error? How bad is it? Thank you in advance. Glenn

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    Hi, Unable to turn wash knob. It is stuck on cycle 10. Any suggestions to try? Thank you.

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This erroe code means drive motor tackometer error Probably a bad motor or motor drive pc board or cable problems

Posted on Jun 08, 2007

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I had this same problem, an intermittent F06 fault.  After some searching, I did manage to fix it.  If this error code happens to you and you know a bit about electronics, try taking apart the timer and looking for dry joints between the main board and the perpendicularly-mounted microprocessor board. Over time vibration can cause the soldered joints between the two boards to crack and fail intermittently. 10 minutes to disassemble plus 2 minutes with a soldering iron could save you a $400 repair bill.

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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Can anyone tell me what F06 error code means on the whirlpool 6th sense 10kg washer? and what to do about it as the screen is flashing but the door to the machine is locked. Thanks


F06 Drive motor tachometer error This error occurs when the main control unit fails to detect the motor speed from the tachometeric generator fitted to the motor either through an incorrect resistance or the tacho is not correctly fitted into place. The machine will try to detect the reading several times before aborting the program ans shutting down with this error being displayed.
When checking ensure that the drive belt and belt tension are okay as this can cause this error.
  • Check tacho resistance
  • check tacho placement
  • Check wiring for shorts
  • Check wiring harness connections between motor and main controller
  • Check drive belt for damage and tension
http://www.ukwhitegoods.co.uk/help/fault-codes/laundry-fault-codes/3708-whirlpool-washing-machine-fault-codes.html

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Whirlpool duet washer-error F06 and E02


Unfortunately F06 E02 is a very bad error. It means you have an interface communication error. That means that the main control board isn't communicating with the front interface control board. You can pull the washer out and remove the 3 screws coming in from the back of the top panel. Next, the top panel will pull straight back, up, and off. Now check all the wire connections between the two control board and make sure they are all secure. If everything looks good, then the interface control board will need to be ordered and replaced.
Here is a link to the part.

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What is that an error F06 for Wirlpool awm 1000 ex


Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

Whirlpool's 'F06' suggests that there is a problem with the motor speed- no motion detected, sorry. Looks like a service call ;-0(

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John C.

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Getting faulf code F06 on Whirlpool 6th Sense AWM 8143


Hi There
I have found what you looking for and i hope this help's yo. let me know.
F/06 Drive Motor Tachometer Error
The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.
  • Check wire harness connections between the Drive Motor/Tachometer and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Check the Drive Motor
  • Check the MCU
  • Check the Wire Harness
Thank you for writing to fix ya.
Best regards Richard

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Error code f06


hello fo6 means drive motor techometer error check wire harness connections between the drive good luck




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Whirlpool awm 8125/3 fault code FH


Probably too late, but here it goes:
FH means some cicle is taking too long time.
Replace the inlet electrical valve. It probably wont open enough and the water flow is not enough to fill to level in time. This should cost you 10€ and is easily done by anyone.
Just remove the top of the machine (two bolts on the rear and slide to the back), disconnect the valve (electrical and water input and output), push the lockers and twist the valve free.

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F 19 error on Whirlpool AWM 8085


F15 - Motor Control Unit (MCU) Error - Disconnect power and unplug unit to check wire harness connections to the motor, MCU, and Central Control Unit (CCU).
Check the drive belt and reconnect power and plug unit in.
Check the MCU by looking for operations of the drive motor and check the drive motor for powered rotations.
Replace failed component.

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it looks like you have a clog filter or pump issue.
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i have a whirlpool 6th sense washing machine, it has come up with clean pump, does anyone know where the pump is on the machine, as i have lost my instruction manual.

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