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Whirlpool duet washer

My washer won't unlock the door after a cycle, and i have an error code F -01. Also, is there a reset button in case this happens again?

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  • seferi Apr 22, 2008

    thanks for the tip on unlocking the door. the model number for my whirlpool duet sport is wfw8300sw00 and the error code that is flashing is F-01. thanks again.

  • seferi Apr 22, 2008

    does all that mean expensive to repair?  what is my next step? thanks.

  • seferi Apr 23, 2008

    no. i will try. thanks

  • seferi Apr 23, 2008

    i just tried it. didn't work. keeps flashing F-01

  • seferi Apr 23, 2008

    thanks for your help.

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Hi, After about year and half Whirlpool duet sport gave F01 error code. The technician manual is located under the lower front panel. There are three possible reasons for F0: 1) EEPROM ERROOR. Unplug a washer for two minutes. Try running it again. (Did not work for me). 2) MAIN RELAYS ERROR. The tech manual suggests replacing CCU. The following is what I did and it fixed the problem, however. Unplug the washer. Remove the top cover by removing the three screws on the back. The CCU unit is in the right bottom corner if standing in front of the washer – it has a lot of wiring. Plug in the unit. While listening to the CCU start any washing cycle. After pressing START you should hear the relay to click. If it clicks twice, within a less than a second, it has a problem. Unplug the washer. Without disconnecting any wires remove the CCU cage from the washer wall. Stand now on the right hand side of the washer in such way that the CCU cage is under your left hand. Pull the right upper corner of the CCU plastic cage (it has a tab) away from you, slide the cage to the right by about an inch, and pull the entire cage away from you. Now knock on the back side of the cage 4-5 times with a bit of force (watch “Armageddon” movie for more instructions on it). Install the CCU cage back. Plug in the unit. Try some washing cycle again. If it did not help, repeat the procedure. If it did not work again, see the following. 3) PUMP DRIVE ERROR. The tech manual suggests replacing CCU. good luck

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I will need the model number off the unit on a regular Duet there is no F-01 codethere is a F10 some models (ie. Sears units) have diffrent codes so if you post the model number i can see where the problem lies also if you need to open the door there is an Emgcy. door release it is located behind the lower panel you will need to remove the 3 #10 torks screws the panel will come off reach up below the door latch assby you will see a tear drop plastic tab pull on it and it will release the door

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    Gary Davd Apr 22, 2008


    F01 Error= EEPROM ERROR

    A communication error between the Central Control Unit (CCU)

    and the EEPROM onboard the CCU occurred.

    Possible Causes/Procedure

    A power glitch may cause this error.

    – Unplug washer or disconnect power for two minutes.

    – Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any

    cycle.

    PUMP DRIVE ERROR

    The pump driver fails to activate.

    Possible Causes/Procedure

    Replace CCU board.

    MAIN RELAYS ERROR

    One of the main relays is not working properly.

    Possible Causes/Procedure

    The relay might be soldered or always open.

    – Replace CCU board.

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd Apr 22, 2008

    did you try to shut down the power for 2 mins and then turn back on see it it goes away?? and press pause/Cancel button twice?

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd Apr 23, 2008

    you will have to replace the interface board it is about $200 Sorry I tink this is beyond a do it yourself job

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