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Washing machine sensing light flashing and not washing.

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: Whirlpool wf810w 6th sense frontload

Hi,
Problems like these are sometimes caused by blockages in pipes due to fabric softener sludge build up. Have somebody open the machine and check the pipes leading to the pressure switch and the pressure switch itself for blockages.

Let me know if I can be of any further assistance.
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Graemevm.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: door light flashes......

It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.

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RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


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Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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SOURCE: whirlpool 6th sense washing machine-

Hi could be 2 things
Motor brushes worn but at 4 years old unlikely
Or as mine turned out to be dry joints on the controller board just fixed it tonight I also replaaced the brushes on the motor as my machine is 6 years old and were worn
Both jobs are easy thanks hope this helps

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

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SOURCE: I have a whirlpool sixth

We had the same issue: the cycle would start then stop, with the door open light coming on. It turned out to be a faulty contact in the door. Took a technician 15 minutes to fix.

Posted on Aug 22, 2011

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SOURCE: My Whirlpool Washing Machine 6th Sense 10kg

my whirlpool 6th sense dreamspace has a red ligth lit indicating water tap closed can anyone explain why?

Posted on Oct 30, 2011

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