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Control Board failure

I purchased a Kenmore Oasis washer on May 17, 2006. It never worked as efficiently as I was lead to believe. About two weeks ago I began getting an F-1 error light. When the technician arrived I was told that the control board had failed, and the cost of repair would be $376.28. When I checked the internet I found that this was a very common problem. The failure of this part is the result of faulty design, engineering and manufacture, and should not fall onto the consumer. When I notified Sears, their response was curt and unfriendly, "Tough luck, out of warranty" I got no better when I spoke to Whirlpool. I intend to join the class action law suit to remedy this problem.

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You hav to first check whether something is stuck in-between your outer and inner drum. Un-plug first. Is the basket moving smoothly, as in previous washes? If not, there could be something stuck, and the F51 reading could be correct - strain on motor.

You have to get in to the top of the washer. There are two clips that hold the front of the top in place - wedge a putty knife against these (hard) while pulling up to release the top. The top will then swing up as a piece. It is easier to undo the clips in the back allowing the whole top to swing completely back and away (having an extra person helps, you don't want to put pressure on the wiring harness between the base and the top). Next you have to unclip the cover all around the edges (lifting the tabs) and swing it back. Take a flashlight and inspect carefully the gap between and under the drum for any stray items, and remove them. Reverse the process to re-assemble.
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I have heard if you keep bugging whirlpool somtimes they will send you the part for free.

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It is likely that the machine control board will need to be replaced to correct this problem.



The part number for the machine control board is undetermineable because you have not provided me with the exact model # of your washer.



The procedure for replacing the machine control board is provided HERE

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NOTE: Be sure to unplug the washer to disconnect electrical power before accessing internal components.



There is a slight possibility that a problem with the pressure switch hose could be causing this problem.

A pinched or twisted air hose can cause this fault code.

When you open the console, check the air hose connected to the pressure switch on the machine control board.

If it is pinched or crimped, I recommend rerouting the hose to resolve this problem.

This may fix your problem without replacing the control board.



NOTE: You may want to check for this condition before ordering the control board. Most electronic control boards cannot be returned for a refund or credit.



If you find no apparent problems with the air hose on the pressure switch, then replacing the machine control board on this washer should correct your problem. There is a risk involved in replacing this part yourself.

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There is a slight possibility that a problem with the pressure switch hose could be causing this problem.

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