Question about Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer
The errors you are receiving are probably "F14" and "Fdl". The "F14" error is an EEPROM error that is usually associated with a program glitch. UNPLUGGING the washer for AT LEAST 30 minutes to reset the Central Control Unit (CCU) will often clear many minor glitches in operation.<br /> <br /> <span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainColumn_CenterColumn_ThreadSolutions1_Repeater1_ctl00_lblSolution"></span> <br /> <span><span>"Fdl" is a door latch error code. This is an indication of either a defective door latch, door catch, defective Central Control Unit (CCU), or an interconnecting cable problem between the two. The following link explains how to troubleshoot this problem:<br /><br /><a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.fixya.com/support/r4490349-fdl_error_code" target="_blank">http://www.fixya.com/support/r4490349-fdl_error_code</a><br /><br /></span><br /><span>I have included parts resources, and the steps required to replace any defective parts. Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. the first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.</span></span><br /> <span></span> <br /> <span></span> <br /> <span><span>NOTE: Since the CCU is associated with BOTH error codes, your initial step of performing a CCU reset may possibly correct both problems.</span></span><br /> <span> <br /><span></span></span><br /> <span><span><span>For a full explanation of all the error codes, each one of these appliances comes with a technical data sheet inside. </span><br /><br /><span>To access, you will need to remove the lower toe panel under the door. The access screws are located under the bottom front edge of the panel. You may have to prop the two front fett of the washer up for better access ( a 2x4 works well for this). With the screws removed, the panel should drop down, then come off. If the tech sheet isn't directly behind the panel, it will be affixed to one of the interior cabinet walls. </span><br /><br /><span>The tech sheet lists all error code definitions, troubleshooting data, diagnostics procedures and wiring diagrams. I mention the tech sheet because you may need it to troubleshoot this error code.</span><br /></span><br /><span><br /><span>Read through the information provided and post back with your complete MODEL NUMBER if you have questions. </span>I hope you find this information helpful.</span> </span>
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