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I have a whirlpool wfs1276aw. It suddenly stopped working displaying the error F06.

I've already unplugged it, opened it, undone and cleaned all electric connectors. Let it rest overnight. plugged again this morning, tested it but the error F06 continues. Any suggestion how could I fix this problem myself? Thanks and regards Luis - Brisbane, Australia

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Pl.check the current and voltage with the meter and continuity test after unplugging the mains chord,which may give some iferrence

Posted on Dec 02, 2014

Testimonial: "I'll try, hope motor is not gone. The error is shown as soon as the machine spins"

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    some times the control panel board will not lit the all the elements of display there by such error display this mainly due to over tight of small screws or loosened screws the touch pad pl heck one by one without separating the board

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This erroe code means drive motor tackometer error Probably a bad motor or motor drive pc board or cable problems

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I have a Kenmore (Whirlpool) front loader He3t that begin having the same problem after 2 years. I researched the problem and tried everything. The door lock mech. and all wiring was fine. Finally I stumbled upon a way to clear the error. (It still shows up once in a while.) The following has worked for me CONSISTENTLY about 25 times.
1) Remove top washer cover.
2) Disconnect the connector for the door switch on the control box.
3) Reach around and push any cycle button (normal, delicate, etc.)
4) Now hit the Cancel button.
5) Reconnect the door switch connector to the control box.
6) Reach around and push any button again. The clicking stops for me.
7) Replace the washer cover and use normally.

Hope this works for someone else!
There must be something getting latched up in the control board. And it gets reset.

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take top off machine. look down right side and you will see a disc about 50 mm in diameter, attached to this is a small flexible rubber pipe, take this off at the disc and blow through it,( you will need some type of pipe to connect to the rubber pipe).this worked for me with the very same problem.

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Whirlpool wfs1276aw error F06


Drive Motor Tachometer Error
The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.


open the machine and use a dry paint brush

give the motor a good clear off of the carbon dust spent from the brushes

you should while your there take the brushes out and check there condition is ok
they should be long ie longer than 1/2"
if not replace them

as your getting issues i would replace them

and dont forget to brush off the bad carbon dust
it gets everywhere leading to motor issues
as most sensors are low voltage leakage of current accross the dust can upset low voltage stuff easy
and also leed too your homes mains tripping etc

just from dust
i find most often brushes have some life left
but treat it too a new set
as its a bit upset by the old ones anyway
perhaps they have delaminated also

Dec 02, 2014 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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I am greeting a flashing code of F06 as in goes into spin cycle and it stops running.


Hi,

The F06 code will indicate a drive motor tachometer error.This means the control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If the failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will unlock after 3 minutes.
The error code F06 is likely a loose connection in the harness between the motor and the (MCU) or between the (MCU) and the (CCU). It could also be the tachometer circuit in the motor or an intermittent internal component connection within the (MCU). Since the (CCU) has already been replaced, the failure is likely a loose harness connection or the (MCU). I recommend calling a service technician to check the connection.

Hope this helps.

Shane

Apr 03, 2011 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Whirlpool awm 8142 faul code f06 ja and i start it again, the new fault code f09 and the machine stops... whats wrong whit it!




F/06 error code, Drive Motor Tachometer Error


F/09 Overflow Condition

If the Overflow contact on the pressure switch is Closed for more than 60 seconds and Overflow condition will occur. In an Overflow condition, the Door will remain locked, and the Drain Pump will run constantly, even if PAUSE/CANCEL is pressed twice and the Display is cleared. Unplug the unit to service.

~Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or inked.
~Check Wire Harness connectors to the Drain Pump, Pressure Switch, and ~Central Control Unit (CCU)
~Check/Clean Drain Pump Filter of foreign objects
~Check for Drain Pump Failure
~Check the Inlet Valve for proper shut off
~Check the Pressure switch for proper operation

Nov 15, 2010 | Whirlpool AWM8143 Front Load Washer

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Error f06 is displayed


Drive motor tachometer error, check the shiping bolts are removed, run quick diagnostics to check motor system, unplug washer and check wire harness between drive motor and motor control board and then between ccu. plug washer in and try cycle.

Oct 17, 2010 | Whirlpool WFC7500VW Washer

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Oven door locked with code F06 - this was after it had been on self cleaning mode. any suggestions on how to open the door?


The unit has to be cool for the solenoid that powers the lock to open. If the unit is cool, unplug or switch the appliance off at the breaker. Problems after cleaning cycles are an extremely common occurrence. The heat often fries circuitry and causes all sorts of misery for consumers. If the oven does not reset, please look at your error code again. The codes are usually either 2 or 4 digits, not 3. I am not familiar with FO6, probably because the appliance is made for Spain? In any event, in the U.S., F0 is the electronic board behind the clock. Please try the unplug/power step and let me know if it doesn't work. Thanks.

May 18, 2010 | Whirlpool RBS275PD Electric Single Oven

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F06 error message with flashing remaining minutes


Here is what the manufacture says about F06 - my comments will follow these.

DRIVE MOTOR TACHOMETER ERROR
The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and
the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during
high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after three
minutes.

Possible Causes / Procedure
1. Verify the shipping system including shipping bolts,
spacers and cables are removed.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check wire harness connections between the drive
motor and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between
the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU).
4. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
5. Check the MCU by looking for operations of the drive
motor.
6. Check the drive motor for powered rotations.

Phil's comments--->

If you just set the machine up be sure the shipping bolts have been removed, this is the most common reason for F06.

Other than that there is some type of communication error between the three main components (motor, Motor Control Unit and Central Control Unit) or the wire connectors between the three.

If you have had the unit a while and it is not related to the shipping bolts I would recommend calling Whirlpool

Apr 19, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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F06 and F14 error codes


Before you replace the control panel use a tester on the cable to check continuity .. if the cable is faulty you will get this fault

Aug 24, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Error code f35 on my washer


The following list of codes indicates an electronics communication problem with the washer:
Duet HT® washer - F01, F03, F06, F11, F23, F24, F27, F28, F29, F30, F31, F32, F35, F42, F61, F62, F63, F64, F65, F70, F71, and F99
Duet® washer - F05, F07, F09, F10, F11, F13, F14, F15, F21, F22, and FdU
Duet SportTM washer - F01, F11, F23, F24, F27, F28, F29, F30, F31, and F33

To remove the error display, press Pause/Cancel twice.

If Pause/Cancel does not work:
  1. Unplug washer or disconnect power for one minute.
  2. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start.
NOTE: If the error remains on the display, call for service.

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Whirlpool duet wahsher


The following list of codes indicates an electronics communication problem with the washer:
Duet HT® washer - F01, F03, F06, F11, F23, F24, F27, F28, F29, F30, F31, F32, F35, F42, F61, F62, F63, F64, F65, F70, F71, and F99
Duet® washer - F05, F07, F09, F10, F11, F13, F14, F15, F21, F22, and FdU
Duet SportTM washer - F01, F11, F23, F24, F27, F28, F29, F30, F31, and F33
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To remove the error display, press Pause/Cancel twice.
If Pause/Cancel does not work:
  1. Unplug washer or disconnect power for one minute.
  2. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start.
NOTE: If the error remains on the display, then call for service.

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W/pool awm8143 not finishing cycle fault F06 flashing on display


I had this same problem, an intermittent F06 fault.  The F06 code means a tachometer fault.  After some fault-finding, I did manage to fix it.  If this error code happens to you and you know a bit about electronics, try taking apart the timer and looking for dry joints between the main board and the perpendicularly-mounted microprocessor board. Over time vibration can cause the soldered joints between the two boards to crack and fail intermittently. 10 minutes to disassemble plus 2 minutes with a soldering iron could save you a $400 repair bill.
The service manual is available for download on the web if you google hard enough.  If you have a CRO available, the tacho waveform should be a nicely-formed sine wave with a frequency proportional to the RPM.

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