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Can you tell us what error 6 is as displayed on Kleenmaid KFL1600 front loading washing machine. We have the manual and it is not listed. Many thanks

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Hi I've got a KFL1600 with error 6 too - I fixed this once by cleaning the filter, but now it's come up again and the filter is clean. Not sure if it's related but the door has stopped unlocking too and we have to open it by pulling the little tag in the filter door. Very reticent to get it repaired as everyone says that these machines are a nightmare and costly.

Posted on Jul 22, 2010

  • ian6839 Jul 22, 2010

    Found some more info on a couple of sites. Error 6 means that means that the machine is not heating up enough in the time available. which can be due to either:
    1. The machine is overloaded and is automatically taking in more water than it can heat up in the time available. If you are using a gentle or synthetic cycle then it requires more water so they recommend that on those cycles the machine should only have a half load (3kg).

    2. The heater is broken and the water is no heating up at all




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