Question about Whirlpool WTW6600SW Top Load
Fault code F51 What does it mean and what are the solutions or repairs to eliminate this fault code
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Nov 27, 2017 | Whirlpool Washing Machines
May 04, 2016 | Whirlpool WTW8200YW Cabrio Top Load Washer
The F51 fault code on your Cabrio washer indicates that the control board is not sensing the proper drive motor spin. To clear the fault code, press the Pause/Cancel button.
Make sure that the drain hose is not stuck way down the stand pipe. This can cause siphoning of fill water which will inhibit proper motor rotation.
Check to see if the wash basket spins freely. If it does not, you may have an item of clothing stuck between the outer tub and the inner basket. This restriction in rotation will also cause an F51 fault code.
If these tips do not help you resolve the F51 problem, then you probably have a component failure. Possible failures include: wire harness or wire connection problem between the machine control and the RPS sensor (Rotor Position Sensor), a failed RPS sensor, a failed drive motor, and a failed machine control board.
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