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What does an error code F51 on a whirlpool cabrio washer mean?


Cabrio F51 Fault (Stored Fault Code F51) The Cabrio's F51 fault code flashes on the washing machine's display when there is a motor rotor position sensor (RPS) failure.
Check for good contact at the control Board and at the RPS. Sometimes disconnecting and reconnecting the RPS plug connection several times will clean off corrosion that may be affecting the contacts.

Here is an earlier Fixya answer addressing the query:

Whirlpool cabrio error code f51 what does it mean

Sensor is item 20 below. Clean it.


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Nov 27, 2017 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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What is Technical Fault 51?


The most common reason for this code is :-

F51 error is caused by a faulty or blocked heater pressure switch. It is not a job for an unqualified person.

"The program is interrupted and the drain pump is operated. The display shows Technical fault F51. Call Service Department. The buzzer is activated for 2 minutes. "

Apr 14, 2015 | Washing Machines

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What is f51


On some machines the F51 is a slow or long drain error. Possibly a clogged filter in the drain pump or a bad pump. You did not provide enough information for me to offer any more help. I do not know the washer type, manufacturer, age, or model.

Mar 11, 2015 | Washing Machines

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Whirlpool cabrio washer showing F51 error code


Hi Craig,

Just saw this post come up among F51 error codes (as it will show previously posted and answered questions ) and wanted to add some info I have regarding this exact issue you may or may not already have, no harm in posting either way.

The F51 typically indicates a failed "RPS" has been detecected...but it can be the result of other issues...just for future reference and if anyone has not come accross this before.

The scenario you describe is usually associated with a item stuck under the tub or a loose stator or a faulty "RPS" device or connection at the "RPS"...but I don't know if you checked that yet or if you know how, thus the error F51.


**The repair tip below is directly from Whirlpool**

F51 is usually associated with the rotor and stator/RPS assembly and quiet often it is initiated due to a loose rotor or bad RPS...I'd start by checking the bolt.

There is a repair tip regarding this which suggest checking the wires to the RPS and then the rotor, while insuring the center bolt is really tight via applying some "lock tight".

I actually see a lot of these and most times it's a loose rotor bolt, that is where I always start my diagnosis. Here's an exert from my files directly from Whirlpool...

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You may want to check the rotor, I've seen the center bolt become extremely loose, thus causing the F51 error, this is where and what to look for shown below...
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...but either way that should help out with the repairs and good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Dec 21, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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I got a f51 code no help from whirlpool and a bill for $430.00 on a $800.00 washer that's 3 years old


F-51 RPS senses rotation when basket ought to be stopped.
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Oct 18, 2011 | Washing Machines

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Getting a F51 message


F51

Heater pressure switch

The program is interrupted and the drain pump is operated. The display

shows Technical fault F51. Call Service Department. The buzzer is

activated for 2 minutes.

Background information:

Start position:

One second after the program start, heater relay K1/1 is activated. This

enables a check as to whether the contacts on heater pressure switch B1/13

have closed on switching steps 21/22 or 11/12.

Cause:

Heater relay defective; contact open.

Remedy:

Replace the heater relay.

Cause:

Heater relay solenoid defective.

Remedy:

Replace the heater relay.

Cause:

Connection from heater relay to electronic module open-circuited.

Remedy:

1. Check plug connections.

2. Check the connection wires for continuity.

Cause:

Heater pressure switch open- or short-circuited.

Remedy:

Replace the heater pressure switch.

Cause:

Connection from heater pressure switch to electronic open-circuited.

Remedy:

1. Check plug connections.

2. Check the connection wires for continuity.

Cause:

Foreign objects in heater pressure switch.

Remedy:

Replace the heater pressure switch

if you have any further questions message me back and please remember to rank this opinion it allows me to help people in similar situations in the future Thanks again Rick

Jan 23, 2011 | Miele Dishwashers

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F1 & F51 error on my Kenmore Elite Oasis HE washer


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Feb 08, 2010 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

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In mid wash the Kenmore Elite Oasis HE flashes F51 and


check if basket turns freely. if it does replace the main board

Jan 28, 2010 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

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When dishwasher turned on 3 yellow bars light up and indicator shows f51


Hi,

F51 Refers to Pressure Switch not Sensing Properly. First, you need to Power OFF the dishwasher. Wait for Few Minutes and then Turn it ON. If problem still persists, more often you need to replace Pressure Switch.

Let me know, if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Dec 31, 2009 | Miele Dishwashers

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Error F51 for Kenmore Elite Oasis Toploading washer??


bad main board or motor possitioner sensor.. most likely motor sensor.
China made junk parts with a million problems

Nov 21, 2009 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

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