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I have a Whirlpool cabrio washer that displays LF when I try to start a wash load. The water comes into the tub but it doesn't fill. After some time, maybe 10 minutes, the washer stops and displays LF. What is the problem and how do I fix it?

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Aha the old LF : Captain we have a problem. What is it Spock? Computers cannot confirm water is filling, water level does not change. Spock you did pay the water bill this month? What could it be Spock? Captain the inlet screens appear to have contaminants. Suggest you jettison them. If that does not solve it see test #2I have a Whirlpool cabrio washer that displays LF - b7fe528.jpg

Posted on May 15, 2010

  • Dan Webster
    Dan Webster May 15, 2010

    Captain's log supplimental: Sediment could be blocking the small rubber tube to the control. Remove the tube and blow it out.

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See the following Whirlpool Service Manual for their Cabrio washer which is basically the same as the Kenmore Oasis.


https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/409753510a90c8be852571e90073421b/$FILE/8178583.pdf


6-1
DIAGNOSTICS & TROUBLESHOOTING
DISPLAY FAULT / ERROR CODES
DISPLAY
(Saved Code) EXPLANATION AND RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE
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