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Error code F50 on Kenmore Elite Oasis HE.

I have a Kenmore Elite Oasis HE. The wash cycle stops and flashes F50 shortly after starting. What does this code mean? And where can I find a list of trouble codes for this washer?

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SOURCE: looking for a manuel for a kenmore elite oasis he,stopped washing

If you are looking for a REPAIR manual, each one of these washers come with a technical data sheet located inside the front panel of the appliance. The tech sheet includes all diagnostics procedures, error code definitions, troubleshooting flow charts and wiring diagrams. To access it, you can pop the top panel open by locating the two retaining clips in the seam along the front of the washer where the washer top and front panel meet. About 2 inches in from each side slide a putty knife into the seam and push in to release each clip. Hold the lid shut as you lift the top. The tech sheet is located on the inside of the front of the washer between the wash tub and casing. Or....you can have someone lift the washer and tilt it back and you can try reaching up from the bottom between the wash tub and front casing.

If you need an OWNER'S manual, you can go to managemylife.com and type in the your model number under the "Manuals" link. They have an extensive list of manuals in .pdf (Adobe) format that you can download or print for FREE.

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Posted on Feb 13, 2010

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SOURCE: Oasis HE 27082 Stainless Steel Top Load Washer: I have KENMORE ELITE Oasis He and it kept repeated...

The F1 error code on this washer indicates a Primary Control Board failure.



It is likely that the machine control board will need to be replaced to correct this problem.



The part number for the machine control board is undetermineable because you have not provided me with the exact model # of your washer.



The procedure for replacing the machine control board is provided HERE

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NOTE: Be sure to unplug the washer to disconnect electrical power before accessing internal components.



There is a slight possibility that a problem with the pressure switch hose could be causing this problem.

A pinched or twisted air hose can cause this fault code.

When you open the console, check the air hose connected to the pressure switch on the machine control board.

If it is pinched or crimped, I recommend rerouting the hose to resolve this problem.

This may fix your problem without replacing the control board.



NOTE: You may want to check for this condition before ordering the control board. Most electronic control boards cannot be returned for a refund or credit.



If you find no apparent problems with the air hose on the pressure switch, then replacing the machine control board on this washer should correct your problem. There is a risk involved in replacing this part yourself.

As noted above, you could have a problem with the air pressure hose that is not apparent upon your initial inspection. A service technician would normally need to properly and thoroughly diagnose this problem before replacing the control board.





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Posted on Sep 18, 2010

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ellite Oasis - model #27042603

The F50 error code indicates that the RPS (rotor position sensor) detects no motor rotation. Check to see if the basket spins freely. If not, you could have an item caught between the outer tub and the inner spin basket. A toy or other item underneath the washer could also prevent the basket from spinning and would result in this F50 code.

If the basket spins freely, you could have a wiring failure that would prevent the motor from spinning.

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Posted on Sep 26, 2010

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SOURCE: My kenmore elite oasis washer model # 110.2703 shows code F-50

The F50 error code indicates that the RPS (rotor position sensor) detects no motor rotation. Check to see if the basket spins freely. If not, you could have an item caught between the outer tub and the inner spin basket. A toy or other item underneath the washer could also prevent the basket from spinning and would result in this F50 code.

If the basket spins freely, you could have a wiring failure that would prevent the motor from spinning.

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Posted on Sep 28, 2010

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SOURCE: my kenmore elite oasis he

from what i can find out it apears to be the rotor position sensor which seem to be a common fault it apears you need a new board to fix the problem

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