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F06 error I have a HE3 42822 washer. It suddenly is giving the F06 error then stopping. Right before it does it there is a really loud buzzing, like grinding gears, metal on metal, or something similar. Any thoughts on what that would be and how to resolve it?

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    Hi! I have a Kenmore ELITE washer and I started getting the F03 code as soon as starts rinsing and than it stops and I start getting a beeping sound and the F03 code starts flashing. Not to sure what's the problem!



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Check the drain pump. There may be something jammed it it, causing it to overload, and bringing up the fault code.

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