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Maytag MAH5500B, FL code and door locked.

Good evening, Thank you for your help!
The washer door is locked and has an FL code.
I have put the washer into the service mode and the to the Board Output test and pushed the extra rinse button to unlock. We hhear clicking sounds, but the door remains locked.
How does one get to the emergancy cord to open the door?

Any thoughts on what part may be needed or where to start once the door is opened?

Thank you,
michael

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  • ufers5 Feb 14, 2009

    Cleared the drain and the unit is working!

    Thank you

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Check your drain and the drain line all the way to the pump. Here is some info on the F1 code.
FL" flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lack condition in order for "FL" to be displayed
With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time-out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit.
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

  • Jeremy Reddick
    Jeremy Reddick Feb 14, 2009

    Perfect glad I could help. Have a great weekend

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