Question about Washing Machines
I have a whirlpool catalyst 27" washer and it just started flashing a F3 code, can you please tell me what that means/
F3 means lid switch failure. Heres what the service manual for your washer says about the failure.
Flashes if the lid is NOT opened after the cycle was completed. The
electronic control board must detect that PAUSE/CANCEL was
pressed during a cycle or the lid was opened at least once at the end
of any cycle. This is continually tested to ensure proper lid switch
operation. If “F 3” is flashing, check continuity of the lid switch.
• With the lid closed, lid switch contacts should be closed.
• With the lid open, lid switch contacts should be open.
• If the lid switch has failed, replace it.
• If the lid switch is good, replace the electronic control board.
Posted on Apr 05, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 27, 2008 | Whirlpool Washing Machines
Nov 21, 2010 | Whirlpool GSX9885J Top Load Washer
May 22, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Oct 13, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer
Oct 08, 2009 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer
Aug 01, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines
May 20, 2008 | Whirlpool Washing Machines
Mar 04, 2008 | Washing Machines
491 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!