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My kenmore Oasis He top load washer is showing an F51 code. what does this mean?

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Problem: F then 51 flashes when there is a motor rotor position sensor.(RPS) failure. my kenmore Oasis He top load washer is showing an - 0587a5c.jpg
Cause: suds. The wrong detergent or the wrong amount of detergent, makes the motor overheat.
Why? When suds are detected the program needs to make them go away for fear the clothes won't be clean. So the program makes the motor do extra work to try and fix the problem. The poor washer motor gets worked to death because the water ain't right.

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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