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Error message F 11

I keep receiving the error message F 11 on my Whirlpool duet front load washer that I bought in 2004. I have to restart the cycle to get the washer to go again. I have also have several clothing items come out of a cycle with holes torn in them...very frustrated!

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Communication between the Central Control Unit (CCU) and the Motor Control Unit (MCU) cannot be sent correctly.
Potential causes: • Check Wire Harness connections to the MCU, the motor, and Central Control Unit (CCU) (its the
usual thing)
• Check the Drive system for any worn or failed components
• Check MCU
• Check CCU
• Check Motor
• Check Wire Harness

Replace failed component. Check for sharp edges in wash basket of machine. Companies want you to dump your machine & go for a new one, keeps their factories running.

Sites for spares:
RepairClinic.com (which is good)
espares.co.uk
AppliancePartsPros.com

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An "F-11" error code on a Whirlpool Duet could cause your washer to become inoperable and stop in the middle of a load. The cause of the problem could be a number of things and may require new parts.
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