Washer stops and shows F1 error code; manual just says call repair man; after changing settings, and pausing on/off a few times it restarts. we've had the washer for about 2 years before this started. Looking on line it appears this is very common with this product. Is there anything that can be done or just call whirlpool?
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2014-02-07 · Troubleshoot your trusty Whirlpool Top Load Washer that has these following symptoms: F1 Error Code At: http://www.appliancevideo.com To ...
Whirlpool Cabrio f1 error and how to fix it
Control board W10189966 will work with the Whirlpool model numbers listed at the bottom of this page. These models include the Maytag Bravos and Kenmore Oasis.
The "F1" error code on a Whirlpool Cabrio washer means that the machine control assembly has failed and you must replace it. Order a new assembly from a Whirlpool parts dealer. The "F2" troubles code means that a key on the user interface or keypad is stuck. Look at each key and try to unstick it. Always hit the "Pause/Cancel" button to try and erase the error code. Try restarting the load.
A Sublime Master at the Samurai School of Appliantology recently did battle with one of these newfangled Oasis washing machines. The F1 error code was intermittent, which made it impossible to troubleshoot. Turns out there’s a service bulletin out on this problem. Come, feast your bewildered eyeballs on the wisdom of the Masters.
The "F1" error code on the Whirlpool cabrio is quite common, and generally has to do with the control board. Replacing the control panel may resolve this issue. However, I believe Whirlpool is aware of the F1 issue with the Cabrio, and is fixing some machines for free. Please call 1-800-253-1301 for more details and see if you are eligible for a free repair. Thank you !!
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.
As noted above, you could have a problem with the air pressure hose that is not apparent upon your initial inspection. A service technician would normally need to properly and thoroughly diagnose this problem before replacing the control board.
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CALL 18002531301 AND TELL THEM YOU HAVE THE F 1 CODE PROBLEM. THEY HAVEN'T CALLED THIS A RECALL, BUT THEY ARE CALLING IT A CUSTOMER AWARENESS PROBLEM.
WHIRLPOOL IS SENDING TECHNICIANS OUT NEXT DAY FREE OF CHARGE.