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What does F35 flashing mean? I own a Kenmmore elite front loading washer and besides it being broke down most of time it is pretty but doesn't work most of the time. This week it is flashing F35, I bought the extended warranty but they tell me to unplug it and try again. That didn't work! Then they tell me it will probably be 8 days before I can get any help! This is the worse washing machine I have ever purchased but it is really pretty. So as my laundry mildews I can at least look at the pretty wine colored washer and dryer that sit there quietly, because the washer will not run; only way I know it has power to it is the nice flashing of F35! anyone else feed up with Kenmore's dream machine?

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F35 is a water level error.
The water level switch (pressure switch) has malfunctioned.

If you remove the top panel, three screws in the back, you will have access to the pressure switch.

With the tub empty, remove the vinyl hose from the switch and blow backwards through the hose to clear any restrictions.

If the fault codes return after doing this, you will likely need to replace the pressure switch.


Also - please be sure to use He soap.

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