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Kenmore Elite Catalyst will not turn on, instead it displays F3

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  • artedesco Apr 21, 2009

    This makes sense, first I had LD, and F3; both have to do with the drain. I probably have something blocking the drain. It will be a lot of fun getting back there; but at least now I know what I am looking for. Thank you!

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F3 error means there is a problem with the control board. Please check to make sure you drains and screens are not clogged and nothing is stopping the tub from turning. Also make sure the door is completely latched closed when shut. If all things check out, than you will have to have the control board/system board serviced.

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