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Kenmore elite front load diagnostic test C:03

Kenmore elite front load diagnostic test stopped at indication C:03

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SOURCE: Calypso kenmore elite - problems trying to wash a load

This is usually a symptom of a bad motor control board which located under the console. I had the same problem. You can open the console by removing the three screws in the back and lifting from the rear first. The console will pop off. In addition, if you look along washer top front edge in the seam there is a retaining clip about 2 inches in from each side. Using a putty knife, push in on each clip while lifting and the top should pop up. There will be a tech sheet affixed to the front wall of the washer between the wash tub and case. This tech sheet will give you all the guidance necessary on how to perform tests to prove whether or not the motor controller is at fault, or if the pump is at fault. I believe you may have a motor controller problem, though. Another possibility is getting something caught in the drain pump reservoir. This could binding the pump. Let me know if any of this is helpful to you.

Posted on Aug 16, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite Front Load Washer...F02 and SUD not draining!!!!

Had same problem. Followed advice on post (i.e., remove bottom panel three screws, unscrew filter cap (have lots of towels cause it will drain), remove filter and voila!). Found one sock, a quarter, and some other junk clogging the drain. Saved $55 house service call. Thanks all!

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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SOURCE: kenmore elite HE4T front load washing machine standing water

This problem can be caused by either a leaking water inlet valve, or a condition known as "siphoning". Since you just recently moved, I would make sure you don't have a siphoning problem, first. The following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r587481-prevent_washer_siphoning

Although siphoning normally refers to a constant drain problem where a washer has problems maintaining the proper water level, it can also lead to problems where the drain line will back up into the washer.

Now, if you follow the advice in the link and determine this is NOT caused by siphoning, I would suspect that you have a water inlet valve that is leaking. A tell-tale sign will be water trickling down the fill tube in the rubber door bellow. The water inlet valves have a diaphragm that is controlled by an electric solenoid. Sometimes the valve becomes clogged with sediment or deposits, causing the diaphragm not to close properly. If you live in an area that has hard water, or use well water, you may have hard water deposits or rust build up in the valve. You may be able to correct the problem by removing the valve and cleaning it with some distilled vinegar. You can remove the valve by following these steps:

1. Unplug the washer and turn off water supply at the taps.
2. Disconnect the water inlet hoses.
3. Remove washer top panel by removing the three screws that hold the panel in place in the rear of the washer. With the screws removed, the panel slides back, then off.
4. The inlet valve (this is what your water inlet hoses connect to) will be located in the left rear of the washer (facing from the front). Remove the dispenser hose(s) from the valve and the electric connections. Remember how the electrical connections are removed. They should be color coded. One is for HOT, one is for COLD.
5. Remove the mounting screws that hold the assembly in place.

Once you have the inlet valve removed, you can place it in some distilled vinegar and let it soak. Just don't submerge the electrical connections. If this does not correct your problem, replace the valve. Searspartsdirect.com and repairclinic.com are two notable web sites that I have frequently used. Just type in your complete model number to begin the parts search.

I hope you find this information helpful. Let me know if you require additional assistance.

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore elite he3 flashing FH

The following link explains the "FH" error:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r615354-fh_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

This can be a rather tough one to figure out, even with the error code explanation. I would recommend unplugging the washer for AT LEAST 30 minutes first. This will reset the Central Control Unit (CCU). In many cases this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches with the unit. If the error code reappears, check your washer installation to rule out the easiest possiblities, first. This means checking to ensure you don't have a siphoning condition, checking your drain lines and checking to ensure your fill hoses aren't kinked or clogged. Read through the link thoroughly and let me know if you have questions. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: removing front panel from kenmore elite HE-3 front load washer?

If you've removed the screws and the panel sticks, tapping on each side will knock it loose. The panel should drop down, then off. You can also try propping the two front feet of the washer up slightly for better access. A 2x4 works real well. This will allow more room for the panel to drop and gives better access to the screws. The washer is very heavy, so you may need some assistance to lift the front. Either lift from the bottom, or place your hands on the front facing of the cabinet to push the washer back. DO NOT push on the door or control panel.

If you still need assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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Getting oL code even after diagnostic check


OL, usually means Over Loaded. It is an error code thrown up by the on board computericon1.png.. generally when TOO much wet weight is in the bowl.

This condition is could be caused by faulty solenoid or solenoids at the water inlet valve. Unplug the machine, turn off the water, and remove the supply hoses. Check the solenoids at the water inlet valve. They can be tested using a multimeter or ohmmeter and checking for continuity. A lack of continuity will indicate a faulty solenoid and the inlet valve assy will need to be replaced.

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Try unplugging for 12 hrs before reconnecting
If the problem continues then the controller board is damaged and will need to be replaced.

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Activate the Console and Indicators Diagnostic Test Mode to check the functionality of the .

Console and Indicators Diagnostic Test Mode Activation
  1. While in standby mode, press the following button sequence within four seconds: SOIL LEVEL>WASH RINSE TEMP>SOIL LEVEL>WASH RINSE TEMP
  2. Press the START button within five seconds of "dt" showing on the display. All indicators should turn on and "88" is displayed.
  3. Press START again. The two-digit display and the status indicators turn off while all other indicators remain lit.
  4. Press START again. The two-digit display and the status indicators turn on while all other indicators remain lit.
  5. Rotate the WASH CYCLE selector back and forth. The indicators will switch on an off.
  6. Press the buttons to check the function. The indicators will switch on or off and a beeping sound will be heard when a button is pressed.
  7. Press STOP or POWER button to exit diagnostic test mode.
  8. If no indicators light up or if no beeping sound is heard when a button is pressed or if some buttons do not light up indicators when pressed, check the user interface board and its connection to the main/control board.
  • Unplug the machine.
  • Remove the three screws on the back of the console.
  • Lift the console off the cabinet.
  • The control board is located on the right side of the console viewed from the front of the machine. Disconnect the middle wiring harness connector on the right side of the control board near the pressure transducer hose.
  • Clean the connector thoroughly to ensure a good connection.
  • Reinstall the console and reconnect power.
  • Run the diagnostic test once again.
  • Replace the user interface board if it fails the test once more.
Refer to the next post if no problem is found on the user interface.

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Kenmore Elite front load washer stops and blinks F35 and locks up


f35 code indicates a pressure switch problem. Try unplugging unit for 2 minutes.Plug back in and test.If F35 reappears,check hose from tub to pressure switch

Nov 04, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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I'm getting an F26 code on a Kenmore Elite he5t front load washer


DOOR SWITCH ERROR

If the door has not been opened for 3 consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for more than 5 seconds.

Possible Causes/Procedure

-Door not opened during 3 consecutive cycles.

1. Open and close the door.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

-Door switch open while door is locked.

1. Push the door and check if it is completely closed.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

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Oct 31, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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I hadn't washed any laundry for a couple days and then my Kenmore Elite Oasis starting beeping in the middle of the night. My husband had to unplug it because it wouldn't stop. The next morning I did some...


According to the Whirlpool Cabrio (Sears Oasis) manual, this code indicates a "stuck key"

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.

Following is the PDF of the manual.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/409753510a90c8be852571e90073421b/$FILE/8178583.pdf

Sep 22, 2009 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

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Kenmore elite dryer 110 8772 He5 lights up, will not start no error codes. Brand new del today! Worked when tech tested it


MANUAL DIAGNOSTIC TEST

The washer must be empty and the control must be in the OFF state before pressing the touch-pad sequence to start the test.

Starting the Test Mode

-Close the door.

-Select any one key (except STOP) and follow the steps below, using the same key (remember the key):

Press/hold 4 sec's.
Release for 4 sec's.
Press/hold 4 sec's.
Release for 4 sec's.
Press/hold 4 sec's.
Release for 4 sec's.
Press/hold 4 sec's., release

NOTES:

-Press the same key to advance to the next failure code.

-At the end of the procedure the program will loop back to the beginning. This is a continuous loop.

-To cancel out of the Manual Test Mode press STOP.

Exit Condition Control Action To be Checked

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Jul 01, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Kenmore elite flashes f1 code and stops


If I remember correctly? It is stopping after the wash cycle and won't spin? If this is correct you need a new pump. I found out that front load washers have a filter that is behind that front cover and it needs to be cleaned every 6 months or more often if you have lots of strange items that show up in the wash like coins or toys or if you have lots of furry pets. Mine did that with out the code and I replaced the pump and check the drain every 6 months or so. I was told a good indicator that the drain filter is getting clogged is when your washer has an odor. Just a rule of thumb.

Jun 15, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Stops in middle of wash cycle and F51 codes keeps flashing


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Try the diagnostic test by pressing Drain/Spin button then press the Prewash button four time within five seconds. It will start to ignitiate the sequence for the inlet valve. The cold then hot then wash  then drain then spin. Hope this will clear the brain of the machine and you are good to go.
F&H means you have a drain clogged, or bad pump or bad inlet valve or pressure switch or the worst ccu.

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