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We are getting the F1 error code also. Is it the circuit board??

This started popping up just shortly after our warranty expired. For the price we paid for this set we shouldn't have to pay for a faulty circuit board or repairing it!

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I have the same overpriced piece of junk and have the f-1 code also . It means you have a primary control failure . Also known as the computer brain module . It cost anywhere from 165.00 -400.00 depending on where you buy it . It will only gets better ,sometimes I get an f-51 code which is a motor rotor sensor failure but could be a false code because somehow this thing will **** clothing under the drum and cause drain problems as well as floods . I got the service manual offline for the repairs , but you may also complain to whirlpool because they are aware of the problem and they may send a repairmen even if its out of warranty . Best bet don`t buy anymore whirlpool junk

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I have a whirlpool washer Model # WTW6200SWO (3 years old). The F1 fault code comes on and does not operate. I called 1 800 253-1301 and spoke to a very nice lady. She looked this problem up and said it is a quality issue and is sending someone out to fix at no charge.

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The F1 error means that the control board isn't communicating with the rest of the washer. Try unplugging the washer (or flipping off the circuit breaker) for at least 15 minutes to reset the unit.

If the error persists, you probably need the control board replaced. Appliance Parts Pro has the control board here: http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-elecronic-control-board-w10189966-ap4360738.html . When you pull the control board, check the wiring to the other parts of the washer.

Of course, if your washer is under warranty, contact Whirlpool. I hope this helps.

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To remove the error, press Pause/Cancel twice. Unplug the machine for 2 minutes and then plug it in. Select a cycle and press Start. In some cases, this will reset the F1 error.

If your machine is under warranty, you should of course contact Whirlpool and they should repair it free of charge. Even if it's out of warranty, note there seem to be a lot of people who experienced F1 errors on Whirlpool washers and there has been a recall of some models. You can contact Whirlpool and see if your model is one of them.

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