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Washer says DC and stops on rinse cycle

Hey i just got this washer and used it for about 3 weeks. It has started stopping on the rinse cycle with 10 min left and says "DC" on the display what does this mean???

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DC= Distribute Clothes: The load is unbalanced, preventing high speed spin. Redistribute clothes.

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If it’s a FVA6800AW or FAV9800AW you are not alone, I would bet you have a clutch malfunction. The FAV6800AW forum has many post with this failure issue.

If you have basic mechanical skills and you don’t want to junk a $1K machine see this Post for DIY’ers regarding FAV6800AW or FAV9800AW with dc/UC unbalance errors. That post has the problem description and a link to a second post that I put together with a step by step repair process.

Post back if you have questions.

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