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A message displayed"A problem has been detected with this unit" and all the buttons are INOP. Turned unit off more than 5 minutes and turned on again. Same mesaage appeared and all buttons are still INOP

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  • tranhtb Mar 08, 2009

    the model is the washer GE profile WPGT9350. It has the message displayed " A problem has been detected with this unit" and all icon buttons are INOP. Reset power afyter 5 minutes but didn't help. same message appeared and bottons are still INOP

  • tranhtb Mar 08, 2009

    I'd like to have another expert opinion.

  • tranhtb Mar 08, 2009

    I actually unplugged more than 30minutes and plugged back in. Same message appeared

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What were you doing with it when the message appeared? Were you pushing buttons, or did it happen automatically when no one was around?

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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    Rob Mar 08, 2009

    If you are handy, you can try this.



    Get a philips screwdriver

    Unplug the unit.

    Remove the backsplash cover.

    Under the cover you will see the control board. It has a ribbon cable that attaches to the board.

    Unplug the ribbon cable for 30 seconds and then reconnect it. Remember, the board has pins on it where the ribbon cable plugs in. Don't pull it off with any twisting motion. Pull the cable straight off and when you put it on, push it straight on. Careful!

    Replace the backsplash cover and plug it in.

    Let me know if you still get the message and if the board still doesn't operate.



    Rob



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    Rob Mar 09, 2009

    I would try my solution before you make a service call.

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Unplugging this unit will not matter at all. this is a control board issue. I recommend a service call. this issue is not an easy task. the entire control panel board has failed. Say in this code manual that the circuit's have been separated. may be a factory default of some sort.

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Leave it unplugged for around twenty minutes and see if it resets itself when it is plugged back in. If it still doesn't work, see if you can find the code in your manual and see what it says. It will usually tell you what the possible problems could be.

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You should apply to nearest service centre on repair of the washing machines.

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Hi

Please tell me the model no and the manufacturers name . Also try to Press Cancel/Stop button for 30seconds to reset it.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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    Rylee Smith Mar 08, 2009

    Have you tried Service Mode Diagnostics. Please try this :



    Go to Home Screen , If the home screen is not displayed then press home then help. After that press my cycles and back together for 3 seconds. Read what its says and then turn the power off then back on. It should be ready to go!



    Please revert for any clarifications.

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i just want to say Merry X-mas and a Happy New Year. i found this for you and i hope this will get you in the write direction.
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If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed.

Or

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No water detected entering machine or Pressure switch trip not detected.
(((fh)))

If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed.
Or
If the control has turned the water valves on and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off and the error code will flash.

Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display.

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• If there is no water in the unit:
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- Check for plugged or kinked inlet hoses or plugged screens in the inlet valves
- Verify inlet valve operation
• If there is water in the unit:
- Verify Drain pump operation
- Pressure Switch Hose is in good condition and properly connected to Tub and Pressure switch

• Verify there is not a siphon problem
• Verify wire harness connections to; Inlet Valves, Pressure Switch, Drain Pump, Flow Meter, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
• Check all hoses for possible leaks
• Verify pressure switch operation
• Verify flow meter operation
• Verify CCU operation

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F H error message


No water detected entering machine or Pressure switch trip not detected.


If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed.
Or
If the control has turned the water valves on and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off and the error code will flash.

Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display.

Potential Causes

• If there is no water in the unit:
- Make sure that both valves at the water source(s) are turned on all the way.
- Check for plugged or kinked inlet hoses or plugged screens in the inlet valves
- Verify inlet valve operation
• If there is water in the unit:
- Verify Drain pump operation
- Pressure Switch Hose is in good condition and properly connected to Tub and Pressure switch

• Verify there is not a siphon problem
• Verify wire harness connections to; Inlet Valves, Pressure Switch, Drain Pump, Flow Meter, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
• Check all hoses for possible leaks
• Verify pressure switch operation
• Verify flow meter operation
• Verify CCU operation

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No water detected entering machine or Pressure switch trip not detected.


If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed.
Or
If the control has turned the water valves on and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off and the error code will flash.

Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display.

Potential Causes

• If there is no water in the unit:
- Make sure that both valves at the water source(s) are turned on all the way.
- Check for plugged or kinked inlet hoses or plugged screens in the inlet valves
- Verify inlet valve operation
• If there is water in the unit:
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• Verify there is not a siphon problem
• Verify wire harness connections to; Inlet Valves, Pressure Switch, Drain Pump, Flow Meter, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
• Check all hoses for possible leaks
• Verify pressure switch operation
• Verify flow meter operation
• Verify CCU operation

Replace failed component.

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Fh error


Not familiar with your model, re flow meter, but.....

If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine the valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed.
Or
If the control has turned the water valves on and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off and the error code will flash.

Press "pause + cancel" twice to clear the display.
If there is no water in the unit:
1. Make sure that both valves at the water source are turned on full.
2. Check for plugged or kinked inlet hoses or blocked screens in the inlet valves
3. Verify inlet valve operation if there is water in the unit:
4 Verify Drain pump operation
5. Pressure Switch Hose is in good condition and properly
connected to tub & pressure switch (which is below the
control unit)
6.Verify there is not a siphon problem
7 Verify wire harness connections to:Inlet Valves, Pressure
Switch, Drain Pump, Flow Meter, and Central Control Unit
(CCU)
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