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Kenmore he5 frontload washer problem

Getting f28 error. Washer fills with water but will not agitate.

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HE5 frontload washer error f11

F11 error code indicates a communication problem. The communication between the Central control board and the Motor control board cannot be sent correctly.

Potential causes:

1. Loose connections between the motor control board and the machine control board, or at

2. Machine control board failure

3. Motor control board failure

4. Motor failure

5. Door lock failure
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Not sure if manifold is leaking

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Kenmore HE5 error code F28 on spin cycle

F28 is a serial bus error from the CCU (Central Control Unit) to the MCU (Motor Control Unit).

All you need is some Electronics contact cleaner spray and a 1/4 inch socket to remove the top of the machine and the back of the machine.
The CCU is the computer looking box at the top front right hand corner.
Find connector M13, (has red marking on it and only 3 wires) disconnect it by pushing the retainer tab back and pulling gently on the connector.
Spray the contacts of the connector and computer with connector cleaner.
Then re-assemble connector.
The MCU is in the back lower left corner.
Find the connector with 3 wires and red mark, and remove this connector in the same way you did the other, spray it and re-install.
Put the back and top back on.

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if your washer will agitate when set to fill but not fill, then your pressure switch is bad.
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F 30 code can be reset by un plugging power cord for 5 minutes also pull out the detergent dispenser and reach all the way in to the back there is a small plastic flapper valve move it from side to side with your finger this will rest code f30 and save a tech visit..

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