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Every time I start the washer it stops and displays a F1

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At first you can just cancel and start a few times and it will get it going for you.. However, Whirlpool has not put out for the public to know that there is a recall on the board.. Call whirlpool and let them know that you are having this issue and they will send a tech out, free of charge, and fix the problem... I just did this 2 weeks ago... Solved the F1 problem..

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I have a Whirlpool Cabrio top load washer. When I load the clothes and start the washer and it begins to run I hear an alarm, it stops and a F1 flashes on the display. What does this mean?


F1 (F60-68)
Primary Control Failure F then 1 flashes when there is a primary control failure. Replace the machine control assembly.
See Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies.
F1 flashing on the display indicates a primary control failure.
"F then 1 flashes when there is a primary control failure. Replace the machine control assembly."

The link below lists Cabrio failre codes.
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This F1 Code is a Communication disconnection problem between the Control Unit and the Electronic Curcuit Box. First Check the Connection and reply me with the make and model no.

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Got a Kenmore Oasis HE washing machine. Lately, when starting, the "F1" symbol shows up in the digital display and I have to hit the stop and start button, usually 3 times before it takes off on it's


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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f1 is the code for primary control failure cod be a bad connection at the primary control under the control console or a faulty primary control if its still under warranty id have a tech look at it

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