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Kenmore elite h4 front load washer throwing error code ''f' During middle of cycle i have to push pause and cancle and drain and spin to get it to work

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    Door won't lock DL an F. What I just did was play around with the door. When door is shut lift up a little and eventually you will hear the locking sound. Also the plastic piece on the inside of the door has a little flexibility. I moved sided to side until I found the right position. I have had this problem for months, however when I get it working it is ok for about 20 loads and then happens again. It is late in the evening I had to get it working. It took about 20 minutes, but I got it! Good luck and hope this helps!

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I just fixed this problem in my kenmore washer today. You need to take out the three small screws on the bottom of the front panel. You will need a star shaped screw driver. The panel will fall off when the last screw is removed. After taking off the panel, you will see a large round piece in the middle that should be white; take this piece and turn it to remove the filter. Your filter is most likely clogged with small laundry items or lint and dirt. Remove the blockage and the washer will work great again. This is frustrating, so my wife and I are going out to buy some netting bags for washing small items. Make sure you have a towel under the drain before you open it.

Before doing this though, take a second and reach up under the rubber gasket that circles the inside of the washer door. Your blockage could just be in this area. Our washer had both areas blocked.

Hope this helps


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