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My washer keeps starting and then after filling with water it stops and starts beeping with code LF on it??

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Both of you most likely are getting a "RPS Sensor Fault"
On a GWL10, when the motor rotor position sensor fails, it will act exactly like you describe. Many techs incorrectly replace the machine control or the water inlet valve(s). The RPS sensor is much cheaper. If you consult the tech sheet located under the control panel, you will see the fault code for RPS failure and I would bet the farm that the sequence of LEDs displayed when your washer faults out matches exactly with the RPS fault code.

The RPS sensor for GWL10 and GWL11 models is a part # 420296P and canbe purchased direct from Fisher Paykel Parts:
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Great! It may be the water level control switch. So, where is it and how do you check it or fix it or replace it?

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rotary position sensor fault. underneath the machine. Unbolt plastic cover with 16mm socket all of the plastic will come off. Undo four 10mm bolts around shaft. Pull off the big round thingy with cooper wire on it carefully. The purple wire is connected to the sensor which looks like a computer card and fits between the copper things ,pull up the sensor carefully and unpug the connection clean off the blue stuff on contacts,use electrical spray cleaner. Put back together in reverse.
Comments: Aug 03, 2009 - if it still doesnt work reset the machine by turning it off at the wall and waiting 2mins and start again. If that doesnt work the sensor may need replacing.

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SOURCE: I have a Whirlpool cabrio washer that displays LF

Aha the old LF : Captain we have a problem. What is it Spock? Computers cannot confirm water is filling, water level does not change. Spock you did pay the water bill this month? What could it be Spock? Captain the inlet screens appear to have contaminants. Suggest you jettison them. If that does not solve it see test #2b7fe528.jpg

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Why is my washer stopping and saying LF before it even starts?


LF means long fill. Could be caused by low water pressure or a restricted water input. Make sure that hoses are not kinked or crushed. There is usually a fine mesh screen in the water inlet at the back of the machine. Turn off the water supply valves, remove the hoses from the machine and check to be sure that the screens are not clogged with dirt.
It is also possible that the fill valves are not opening as they should.
Here are some help videos.
washing machine slow fill YouTube

Oct 08, 2014 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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Itshows LF what do i do?


LF code means long fill on the water supply,if it takes too long to fill it will shut down,remove the water fill hoses and check for screens in the hoses and washer water connections and see if they are plugged with sediment

Aug 30, 2012 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

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Theres a code "LF" beeping....


Hello there and thank you for choosing fixya
When your washer displays error LF , it is due to low water pressure, slow or continuous fill.All washers are designed to operate with a water supply pressure of 20-100 PSI. When the pressure drops below 20 PSI the washer can have the following problems;
  • Slow Fill- low water pressure reduces the speed at which water flows into the machine.
    • Verify the pressure at all other water sources in the house (i.e. sinks, showers, etc..). If you find other places where the pressure is low, the problem is not with the machine but with the water supply.
  • Continuous Fill- The valve may not fully seat under 20 PSI which would allow for a constant flow even when the machine isn't supposed to be filling.
    • Contact the water company to verify the pressure being supplied to the house
  • Error Codes- LF for long fill or FH for no water detected.
    • A plumber may need to be consulted if the pressure is found to be too low.

May 16, 2011 | Washing Machines

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Washer start to run water the it just stop



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Code lf keeps popping up


lf code means long fill. If the water fill time exceeds 10 minutes, the water valves are turned off and lf is flashed. Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.

Mar 24, 2010 | Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6600SBT Top Load...

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Our washers keep flashing LF after the wash cyle and stops workin, not spining very fast either.


Hello there :
the Dreaded LF code means
LF Long fill If the water fill time exceeds ten minutes, the water valves are turned off and "LF" is flashed.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
check the water controle inlet valves that are attached to the machine for proper operation and replace if found bad

Jan 07, 2010 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

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Washer has LF error?


Lf means Long Fill This error code is displayed if the control failed to save cycle information during a power failure. This does not generate an error code beep.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. Good luck

Oct 06, 2009 | Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6600SBT Top Load...

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WASHER STOPS AND SAYS LF


LF Error code: LF stands for long fill and occurs when the water level does not change for a period of time after the valves are turned on.

All washers are designed to operate with a water supply pressure of 20-100 PSI. When the pressure drops below 20 PSI the washer can have the following problems:

* Slow Fill- low water pressure reduces the speed at which water flows into the machine.
o Verify the pressure at all other water sources in the house (i.e. sinks, showers, etc..). If you find other places where the pressure is low, the problem is not with the machine but with the water supply.
* Continuous Fill- The valve may not fully seat under 20 PSI which would allow for a constant flow even when the machine is not supposed to be filling.
o Contact the water company to verify the pressure being supplied to the house.
* dispenser- Needs a minimum amount of pressure to function. May dispense constantly, at the wrong time, or not at all.
o A plumber may need to be consulted if the pressure is found to be too low.

Things you can check :

* Are the Hot and Cold water faucets turned on
* Are the water hoses kinked
o Make sure all the hose are straight and able to flow water
* Are the screen inside the water valve plugged
o Inlet valve should be free of debris and rust.
o Turn off water and remove the inlet hoses from washer.
o Remove any accumulated film or particles.
o Assure rubber washers are in the end of each inlet hose.
o Reinstall hoses, turn on water and check for leaks.

Error codes can be caused by a Power Surge or other electrical anomaly,attempt to return the washer to operation by following the Hard Reset procedure below.

1. Unplug or turn the circuit breaker off for 30 seconds.
2. Reconnect the unit to the power source by turning the breaker back on or plugging the unit back into the wall outlet.
3. Press the Pause/Cancel/Stop button twice to clear the display.
4. Start a short cycle to check the operation of the machine by selecting a cycle and pressing and holding the start button until the machine starts


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Apr 30, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Washer will start cycle then stop and LF starts blinking on the screen


From the owner's manual:

"LF" (Washer is taking too long to fill)
Check the following:
Are the water inlet hoses kinked or clogged?
Are the water inlet valve screens clear?
Press STOP to clear display.

Here's a suggestion I found that worked for me:

Check your drain hose to see it it's stuffed too far down the standpipe. Another poster had this problem and it gave her LF errors. If the drain hose hangs down too far it can siphon water out of the washer, and then the washer thinks it's taking too long too fill. There's supposed to be a U-shaped plastic bracket that sets the length of the drain hose where it goes into the standpipe. Your installer may have tossed it.

Apr 28, 2009 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

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Kenmore Oasis has LF code on and won't reset


The LF code indicates "Long Fill" which means it is taking too long for the water to fill the washer (times out). From the owner's manual:

"LF" (Washer is taking too long to fill)
Check the following:
Are the water inlet hoses kinked or clogged?
Are the water inlet valve screens clear?
Press STOP to clear display.

Here's a suggestion I found that worked for me:

Check your drain hose to see it it's stuffed too far down the standpipe. Another poster had this problem and it gave her LF errors. If the drain hose hangs down too far it can siphon water out of the washer, and then the washer thinks it's taking too long too fill. There's supposed to be a U-shaped plastic bracket that sets the length of the drain hose where it goes into the standpipe. Your installer may have tossed it.

Apr 07, 2008 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

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