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Washer won't start and we're getting the symbols ''F'' and ''dL''

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Hi, this (F-dL), is a code that represents a failed door locking mechanism. you will have to check the wires leading from the control board to the door lock mech. test with a Ohm meter for resistance. if you pick up ant readings and, the door lock isn't functioning, it is time to replace this device.

In most cases, you will have to replace the door locking mech.

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

Presumably it is still under guarantee/warantee? You should contact the washer's service department before doing anything else as 'DL' does stand for Door Lock (error).
There is likely to be a problem with either the door solenoid/lock or the 'door closed' sensor needing an engineer's attention ;-0(

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