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Flashing code dl then f door locked now only buzzes when starting

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The screws are a #20 torx bit. Once you take those out, remove the panel. Behind it is a white plastic pump. I usually remove the torx screw in it too so it can come out further and I can get a bucket under it. As you unscrew the front of it counter clock wise, drain out the water SLOWLY. Then clean debris from the trap.
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When i try use the washer it starts to make a clicking sound then when i hit cancel starts to beep and it flashes f dl


F dl = Door lock error
A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be locked. It will try to lock
it six times before displaying the error code.
Possible causes/procedure:
¦ Door lock mechanism is broken or removed from door.
¦ Door switch/lock unit failure.
1. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
2. Check door switch/lock unit.
3. Check the wire harness connections to the door
switch/lock unit and Central Control Unit (CCU).
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Jun 11, 2011 | Kenmore HE3T Washer

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Machine will not start dL code flashes


The door lock is not telling the control board the door is locked. You probably have a bad door switch or the wires to the door switch are corroded or broken.It could simply be a wire has come loose. Those washer do vibrate quite a bit.

Apr 16, 2010 | Washing Machines

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Whirlpool duet washer has error code f dl. there is a buzzing sound and the washer won't drain nor spin.


Hi there
I hope this helps you.
F/dL Door Lock Error
A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked. It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.
  • Door Lock Mechanism broken or removed from the Door
  • Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly
  • Check the wire harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure
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Dec 08, 2009 | Whirlpool GHW9150 Duet Washer

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Flashes "DL" and "F"


A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be locked. It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.

Potential Causes

• Door Lock Mechanism broken or removed from the Door
• Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly
• Check the wire harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
• Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure

Replace failed component.

Jun 22, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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When pressing the start button a "DL" indicator flashes and then a "F" indicator remains, door does not lock and the washer will not start.


that is the code for door lock. ensure its not stuck or something in rubber boot stopping door from closing all the way and try to reset it.
maybe by unplugging it for a coupkle of minutes

May 24, 2009 | Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE3 Front Load Washer

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Machine won't turn on flashes dL F code and gives me short buzzes


FdL Door lock error A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be locked. It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.

Potential Causes

• Door Lock Mechanism broken or removed from the Door
• Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly
• Check the wire harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
• Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure

Replace failed component.
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Washer won't start flashes F dL


It is most proabley your CCU .............replacing door lock will not solve the problem

May 09, 2009 | Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE4t Front Load Washer

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Won't start flashes dL then F


or lock failure. Probably a bad wax motor. get ahold of your authorized dealer. This is a defect on these machines. They have a new and improved wax motor. Raise enough hell and they will fix it for you.

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