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PF display on my maytag neptune

My neptune started to fill with water and display reads PF and i can't find my manual to see what problem is- any thoughts?

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I just got the PF error. It was due to some standing water on the floor because of some hard water build up in the hose connection filters. I guess this caused a short circuit and tripped the breaker. Once the hose filters were cleaned and the floor was dry, I was able to start it again.

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I have the SAME problem! Everything seems fine when the door is open, but as soon as you close it - BAM! Power failure error comes on. It will also randomly turn itself on... not the washing cycle, but the display panel will light up and start beeping.

What would the pump section have to do with this?

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Hi liz PF on display means Power Failure...One of the components powering the machine is damaged...Do u know how to use a voltmeter?Do you have some knowledge abt electricals?IF YES report back..If not call a technician..You will need to check the power circuits around the motor section to see whats wrong..

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    You may also need to check the pump section..


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SOURCE: PF display on my maytag neptune

it stands for power failure. i would unplug the machine for 5 or 10 minutes and that should reset the micro computer.

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