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F H code during cycle, will not complete cycle

The wash cycle starts fine, but half way through an F H code appears and the washer beeps several times. The cycle then stops, it seems to happen when the wash cycle is complete and wants to spin.

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  • trsanchez Jan 27, 2009

    I am sick o f this washer. Who can fix it?

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The following link explains the "FH" error code:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r615354-fh_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

This is one of the more involved error codes to try to resolve, because it can have various causes. The first thing to try before troubleshooting is to unplug the washer for AT LEAST 30 minutes in an attempt to reset the Central Control Unit (CCU). Sometimes this is all that it takes to correct momentary glitches. If the error code reappears, I suggest you begin with the easy items that you can eliminate first. Double check your fill hoses and water source, followed by verifying your drainage to ensure you don't have a siphoning problem and checking your drain pump for clogs.

If you still have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know before you rate the solution. I hope this helps you.

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