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Estimated time 2minutes blinking with an "F" what does this mean?

Just as it sounds. When I start a wash cycle all seems fine but at the 2min mark the washer starts beeping and the estimated time light blinks 2 min and F. Ive tried pressing cancel and it goes back to 10min remaining so I press start and at 2min it does this again.....it is just a cycle....literally....what do I do?

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  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    Estimated time 2minutes blinking with an "F" what does this mean? problem, and notify you when a new solution is offered.

  • donfish1 Apr 30, 2008

    Washer stopped before the cycle finished. Flashes 2 then F. If I press cancel it kicks back to 45 minutes acts like the cycle is going to start but shuts down immediatly and eventually starts flashing 2 then F again.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2008

    I have a problem with a w minute warning then a F code. Also I get a suds code the repairman came out and said from time to time to rinse with vinagar to reduce suds code. Nothing has worked.

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I had the same problem too. It is the drain pump that is going bad. Try that fix, about $80, it should do it for you!

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Are you certain its not blinking F 02 I have a similar problem and the only way I can get it to finish is to hit pause and let it sit overnight befor hitting start again, I cleaned out all the huses and the pump filter which were a mess wet lint and change respectivly, This helped (now I get one load done before it stops)

Posted on Apr 03, 2008

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