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Kenmore Elite HE4t stopping in mid cycle with F abd DL errors

I am in the middle of a wash cycle and the washer stopped. It starts beeping F and DL errors. I have tried to reset cycle and power down the washer, but it will not reset the errors and still beeps when I try to restart it.

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See Phoebe 112 latest solution! This is a common problem with these washers. For a quick fix you can usually get it going again by unplugging it for 30 mins. so the computer will reset. You will hear a slight buzzing noise when it resets. If it keeps doing it, go to the comment for Feb. 14, 2009 and try that if you are handy. Unplug the machine before doing any of this as with any machine that is electric or you will probably get the shock of your life.

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