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My Siemens washer will not start after the water has run the detergent down and the timer drops from 59 mins to 51 mins. The timer continues to count down but the washer does nothing.

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The pressure switch or its pipe work may have an issue
moreover its prob the brushes in the main drive motor
need replaced

tip the machine over on the other side from the soap drawer
and take out an examine the motor brushes

then order a set and screw them in and fit the wires

think this is the issue

past the preasure switch or the heater element {as if it never reaches temp it will just dumbly count down}

so few things too check
and not an easy issue

perhaps check you have no warranty or insurance
then call a tech .. but buy the parts yourself!!!!

Posted on Apr 28, 2015

  • Keith Hollern
    Keith Hollern Apr 28, 2015

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SOURCE: Het3 Washer - F06 Code

dragon, drop the bottom panel by removing the 3 screws on the bottom, pull down and off. On the right side attached to the bottom of the door switch (on the inside) is a teardrop release tab. Pull down on it and the door will open. The F06 code is a motor tachometer error. The control is unable to detect the motor speed. While you have the panel off, check the harness that goes from the motor to the motor control board. The motor control board is the one on the bottom. Reseat the harness's for a good connection. If you can use a meter, check the motor windings, pins 1 to 2, 2 to 3 and 1 to 3 should read approx 6 ohms. Next, take the top off the washer by removing the 3 screws in back and sliding the top off toward the back. The main control board is in back. Make sure all the harness's are seated good. The third harnes from the right is the motor control power, reseat it. On the left side of the board, last harness toward the back is the serial communication link. Reseat it. On the motor control board on the bottom the communication link is the one toward the bottom, the center one is the motor connector and the top one is the power supply. If this doesn't solve the problem and your motor ohms out. I would tend to believe that the motor control board is the problem. Catriver..post back.

Posted on May 27, 2007

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SOURCE: Washer won't run....

It seems as an overload issue. The machine has an overload switch to protect the motor. Take the comforter out and operate the machine,it should work fine. Good luck!

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

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SOURCE: HE4t Kenmore Elite Washer - timer doesn't work

Just call on line. Sears for the benefit of your washer

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

huuum
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SOURCE: washer starts then stops and displays f28

hello southerndav4,
Welcome,

you said, you when the unit is started in any cycle it will lock the door and then run water in for a couple of seconds. It then stops the water and unlocks and immediately locks again. There is no further action except the timer counting down until f-28 code. There is no tub rotation and the ccu was replaced.

I see you did a couple of tests and replaced the CCU!!
You did do what I would have suggested.

You may need to use hands on service this time!
rather than swapping out expensive parts blindly!


Let me know...
Huum
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This is the condition fo the F28 error code
SERIAL COMMUNICATION ERROR
The communication between the Central Control Unit (CCU) and the Motor Control Unit (MCU) cannot be sent correctly.

This is what you need to check and or repair

1. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
2. Check wire harness connections to the MCU, the motor, and Central Control Unit (CCU).
Check connections of the CCU board within the housing.
Make sure all grounding switches are engaged.
3. Check the drive system for any worn or failed components.
4. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
5. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.
6. Check the MCU by looking for operations of the drive motor.
7. Check the drive motor for powered rotations.
8. Check that the serial harness at the MCU is not mounted upside down. The wires should be to the left when facing the MCU connectors.

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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SOURCE: whirlpool commercial washer stopped running mid

If the timer and lid switches are funtional and the machine is filling and shutting off correctly that only leaves the motor. Have the motor tested or replace it. Even though the timer is running it is possible that it is still at fault. If you have access to another timer try switching them to make sure it isn't the timer. This does sound like a faulty motor and I would start with that assumption.

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