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I got an error code of F70 on my whirlpool duet washer. Model #WFW9400sw. I unplugged the machine to see if it would go away and now I am just getting a series of 3 beeps and nothing else. It is 2.5 years old so the warranty is no longer valid. Can I fix this myself or should I call in the repairman? Or should I throw this away and buy a different brand?

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Hello, unplug it .... wait 20 minutes ... plug it back. Any change?

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Hello

Try pressing pause and cancel twice.

Then restart the washer.

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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I had this problem on my Whirlpool washer WFW9300. I didn't have to replace the MCU, but that was the source for my problem in that the powder soap water mix spilled down on the MCU circuit, dried, and changed the electrical properties of the circuit. I removed the MCU, washed it under running water, then dried extremely good for 2-3 hours in the sun. Before cleaning the error showed in 5-10 minutes, after the first cleaning the error showed after 40 minutes operation. After the second and more thorough cleaning running water around every component, and drying really good, the error has not returned.

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