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Kenmore washer flashing f71

Anymore know how to fix it. the machine is dead and won't power on. thanks.

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These machines are very touchy and go out of balance easily. You may find success by unplugging the machine for 10 seconds and plugging it back in. Also consider releveling the machine. If you may have overloaded it, avoid that in the future. hope this helps!

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What do the following codes mean: F70 and F71. My washer is a Kenmore Elite HE5t. Thank you


Hello,

The F70&F71 mean basically the same thing

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

Gene

Aug 18, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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My washer is not operating properly. please tell me what code F71 means and how to fix the problem. Thank you.


Hi,

F71 points at a connection error between button pad and control board.

Please read the indications in this article: F70 and F71 are two logic board error codes...

Regards.

Dec 11, 2010 | Kenmore 47081 Front Load Washer

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I have Kenmore HE5T Error code F71 Pls advise handling. Thanks.


Hi,

F71 points at a connection error between button pad and control board.

Please read the indications in this article: F70 and F71 are two logic board error codes...

Regards.

Nov 07, 2010 | Kenmore Elite HE5t Washer

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I got an F70 code . After unplugging the machine and then plugging it back in, I now get an F71 code. What to do?


Hi.

Please read the tip below, explaining how to fix F70 and F71 problems. The comment applies to Whirlpool built kenmore washers like the one in question.

F70 and F71 are two logic board error codes that point at a communication error between the main log...

Regards.

Ginko.

Oct 16, 2010 | Kenmore Elite HE5t Washer

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He5t washer keeps flashing F71.


The F71 and F70 are difficult error codes to pin down even for a technician.
The F71 indicates a user interface heartbeat error while the F70 indicates a heartbeat error in the central control.
There is a quick test you can try to resolve the problem. 1. Lock the control by pressing and holding the cycle signal button. 2). Press the Power button.
3). If the lock light flashes when you press the power button it indicates the center interface was able to take the input and the Right hand User Interface received the DCV signal from the Center User Interface but since the display did not light. This indicates an issue with the Right hand user Interface.
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Aug 09, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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I have gotten F70 and F71 messages and the door will not open. What do I do about this?


Hi.

Please read the tip below, explaining how to fix F70 and F71 problems. The comment applies to Whirlpool built kenmore washers like the one in question.

F70 and F71 are two logic board error codes that point at a communication error between the main log...

Regards.

Ginko.

Jun 23, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Getting code f70 & f71 washer will not run water does not fill or spin


Hi.

Please read the tip below, explaining how to fix F70 and F71 problems. The comment applies to Whirlpool built kenmore washers like the one in question.

F70 and F71 are two logic board error codes that point at a communication error between the main log...

Regards.

Ginko.

Jun 06, 2010 | Kenmore 47081 Front Load Washer

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No communication between UI and CCU


Hi.

I think that by this time you already fixed the problem. The codes indicate usually a fault that is either CCU or MCU.

Please read the tip below, explaining how to fix F70 and F71 problems. The comment applies to Whirlpool built kenmore washers like the one in question.

F70 and F71 are two logic board error codes that point at a communication error between the main log...

Regards.

Ginko.

May 03, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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There is an error code f70 and there was an error code f71.


Hi.

Please read the tip below, explaining how to fix F70 and F71 problems. The comment applies to Whirlpool built kenmore washers like the one in question.

F70 and F71 are two logic board error codes that point at a communication error between the main log...

Regards.

Ginko.

Mar 04, 2010 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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Power out when running. showed code F 71 now not working.


After power outage that will happen do this 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
for service.

Dec 17, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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