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Whirlpool Cabrio Washer Error message code F1

Our washer gets an "F1" error message when it's got 17 minutes remaining in the complete cycle. any ideas? Cliff We had the dreaded "F" errors and I called Whirlpool after reading these postings. Was first told the machine was out of warranty so they couldn't help. I mentioned the multitude of similar problems on the Internet and insisted on speaking to a supervisor. After a short wait, I was told they would provide the part for free, but labor was on me. I said that wasn't acceptable, and again asked to speak with a supervisor. After another short wait, I was told they would cover all parts and labor. They sent the authorization on Thursday, the service tech called Friday, and was out on Monday (which was Memorial Day.) He couldn't order parts until Tuesday, but got them Wednesday, and installed them Thursday. Everything now appears to be working well. Just be persistent with Whirlpool.

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Keypad/User Interface Failure

F then 2 flashes when in:
Diagnostics Test mode if a stuck key is detected.
Standby mode if there is a user interface mismatch.
DISPLAY (Saved Code) EXPLANATION AND RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE

Console and Indicators
This test is performed when any of the following situations occurs during the Console and Indicators Diagnostic Test:


None of the indicators light up No beep sound is heard Some buttons do not light indicators None of the indicators light up:
1. Perform steps in Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies, and visually check that the P11 connector is inserted all the way into the machine/motor control.
2. Visually check that the user interface assembly is properly inserted in the console assembly
3. If both visual checks pass, replace the user interface assembly.
4. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
5. Activate the Console and Indicators Diagnostic Test mode to verify repair.
6. If indicators still do not light, the machine/ motor control has failed: Unplug washer or disconnect power. Replace the machine/motor control assembly.
Plug in washer or reconnect power. Activate the Console and Indicators Diagnostic Test mode to verify repair.

No beep sound is heard:
1. Perform steps in Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies, and visually check that the P5 connector is inserted all the way into the machine/motor control. If visual check passes, replace the user interface assembly.
2. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
3. Activate the Console and Indicators Diagnostic Test mode to verify repair.
4. If replacing the user interface assembly failed: Unplug washer or disconnect power. Replace the machine/motor control assembly. Plug in washer or reconnect power. Activate the Console and Indicators Diagnostic Test mode to verify repair.


Some buttons do not light indicators:
1. Perform steps in Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies, and visually check that the console electronics and housing assembly is properly inserted
into the front console. If visual check passes, replace the user interface assembly.
2. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
3. Activate the Console and Indicators Diagnostic Test mode to verify repair.


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