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I have a Kenmore Elite Oasis HE top loader washer; It will start but gives me an LF error.

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  • trish_dvorak Jul 15, 2009

    Thanks! You know now thainking about it. It did do that when I moved in and I turn them all the way on and it worked for a while then know it's doing it again. But I know they where working on the water last week it was cut off for awhile; and It's been happening since then.

  • trish_dvorak Jul 17, 2009

    Ok! So I went home and made sure that the water valves were all the way on; they were; so I went ahead and turned them off and took them off the washer blew them out and put them back on and turned them back on. NO luck; so I called sears and the tech is coming today. $65 just to tell me what the problem is. I ope it's nothing to expensive because I can't afford it. Thanks for the help and have a Wonderful Day......

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This is a fault in the water valve control, "LF" means Long fill (fill time exceeeded), so u will need to have the sears guy out to sort this problem out. are the water valves on the wall turned on all the way?

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LF means Long Fill, this error flashes when the water level does not change for a period of time after the valves are turned on OR water has disengaged the basket but control does not detect a water level change. Check whether water supply is connected and turned on. Make sure the hose is not blocked and hose screen is clear. If so make sure pressure hose connection to machine/motor control is fine. Also check the continuity of water inlet valve, use a multimeter to check the continuity. Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.
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LF means Long Fill, this error flashes when the water level does not change for a period of time after the valves are turned on OR water has disengaged the basket but control does not detect a water level change. Check whether water supply is connected and turned on. Make sure the hose is not blocked and hose screen is clear. If so make sure pressure hose connection to machine/motor control is fine. Also check the continuity of water inlet valve, use a multimeter to check the continuity. Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.
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