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Error message "F5"?

Does anyone know what this means? I can't find my manual. Also - does anyone know who repairs this He front loading machine?

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Re: Error message "F5"?

F5 is a Water Temperature Sensor Error If during the water heating step in wash cycle, the water temperature sensor (NTC) value is out of range, or the heating element circuit has failed, the "F/05" error code will be displayed. If you are savvy enough to troubleshoot yourself, you can check the Water Temperature Sensor, Heating Element and Element Relay. You should also check connections to the Sensor, Heating Element and Relay. As far as servicing goes, Sears and Whirlpool have service contracts on these appliances as the Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet are the same machine made by Whirlpool. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Sep 19, 2007

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