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The progress light indicators says it washing and the spin light is also on at the same time when I press the start button the lid lock light comes on the other lights go out but washer still won't run when I turn the power off everything goes off but when I turn the power on again the same thing happens everytime.

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I have an error message f51 on my whirlpool cabrio washer model number WTW7600XW0, What is it and how can I fix this error on my own


F51 error code is a motor rotor position sensor failure or a lower harness problem. You need to check the motor in manual test mode, not automatic test mode. This will check the hall sensors and do a spin test: Be sure the washer is in standby mode (plugged in with all indicators off; or with only the Clothes Clean or Done indicator on). Select any one button (except POWER, START, STOP, and PAUSE/CANCEL) and follow the steps below, using the same button: Press/hold 3 seconds. Release for 3 seconds. Press/hold 3 seconds. Release for 3 seconds. Press/hold 3 seconds.

If this test mode has been entered successfully, all indicators on the console are illuminated for 5 seconds with 88 showing in the Estimated Time Remaining two-digit display. During the 5 second wait time with 88 showing in the display, press the same button once. You should be in manual test mode. If the button is not pressed within 5 seconds, the automatic test mode begins. The Rotor Position Sensor uses Wash, Rinse, and Spin indicators to detect the three hall sensors. Console can have up to two of these indicators on at the same time when the tub is not moving. Open the lid and rotate the basket by hand. The Wash, Rinse, and Spin indicators should toggle on and off according to the direction the tub is being turned.

SPIN TEST: Make sure lid is down. Press and release: 2nd RINSE or EXTRA RINSE. The lid locks and the lid lock indicator turns on. Press and release; SPIN SPEED, WATER LEVEL, or LOAD SIZE. The motor/basket spins at 23 rpm. Press again, motor /basket spins at 530 rpm. Press again, motor/basket spins at 950 rpm. Press again and motor turns off.

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Press the cancel button all indicator lights/LED should be off
Select any button except Power, Start,Pause/Cancel
e.g. select buttohttp://www.fixya.com/answer/answerpageslideview.aspx?thid=25219265&ctg=130n "Soil Level"
Press "Soil Level" button and hold for 3 seconds
Release "Soil Level" button wait for 3 seconds
Press "Soil Level" button and hold until "88" lights up on the display and all indicator lights turn on
Watch the display flash any error codes will be displayed. e.g. "81" , "F", etc
Take a note of the numbers and letters displayed, press the "Soil Button" and the next set of codes will be shown. Press the soil button a few times noting down all the codes until "88" is displayed.

If the "Soil Button" doesn't work try another button using the same procedure above exluding any of the buttons mentioned above.

Please post the error codes you have noted.

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I would suspect that your lid lock switch is faulty, or maybe it has come unplugged from the motor controller module. You can access this by removing the whole top moulding but I cannot remember now how to do this now. But it wasn't difficult. Hunt around and download a copy of the service manual and the IPB.

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What does error code f 51mean?


F51 error code is a motor rotor position sensor failure or a lower harness problem. You need to check the motor in manual test mode, not automatic test mode. This will check the hall sensors and do a spin test: Be sure the washer is in standby mode (plugged in with all indicators off; or with only the Clothes Clean or Done indicator on). Select any one button (except POWER, START, STOP, and PAUSE/CANCEL) and follow the steps below, using the same button: Press/hold 3 seconds. Release for 3 seconds. Press/hold 3 seconds. Release for 3 seconds. Press/hold 3 seconds.

If this test mode has been entered successfully, all indicators on the console are illuminated for 5 seconds with 88 showing in the Estimated Time Remaining two-digit display. During the 5 second wait time with 88 showing in the display, press the same button once. You should be in manual test mode. If the button is not pressed within 5 seconds, the automatic test mode begins. The Rotor Position Sensor uses Wash, Rinse, and Spin indicators to detect the three hall sensors. Console can have up to two of these indicators on at the same time when the tub is not moving. Open the lid and rotate the basket by hand. The Wash, Rinse, and Spin indicators should toggle on and off according to the direction the tub is being turned.

SPIN TEST: Make sure lid is down. Press and release: 2nd RINSE or EXTRA RINSE. The lid locks and the lid lock indicator turns on. Press and release; SPIN SPEED, WATER LEVEL, or LOAD SIZE. The motor/basket spins at 23 rpm. Press again, motor /basket spins at 530 rpm. Press again, motor/basket spins at 950 rpm. Press again and motor turns off.

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http://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/threads/32879-Whirlpool-Cabrio-UL-F51-Error-Codes

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How do I fix a f51 code on a whirlpool cabrio washing machine


F51 error code is a motor rotor position sensor failure or a lower harness problem. You need to check the motor in manual test mode, not automatic test mode. This will check the hall sensors and do a spin test: Be sure the washer is in standby mode (plugged in with all indicators off; or with only the Clothes Clean or Done indicator on). Select any one button (except POWER, START, STOP, and PAUSE/CANCEL) and follow the steps below, using the same button: Press/hold 3 seconds. Release for 3 seconds. Press/hold 3 seconds. Release for 3 seconds. Press/hold 3 seconds.

If this test mode has been entered successfully, all indicators on the console are illuminated for 5 seconds with 88 showing in the Estimated Time Remaining two-digit display. During the 5 second wait time with 88 showing in the display, press the same button once. You should be in manual test mode. If the button is not pressed within 5 seconds, the automatic test mode begins. The Rotor Position Sensor uses Wash, Rinse, and Spin indicators to detect the three hall sensors. Console can have up to two of these indicators on at the same time when the tub is not moving. Open the lid and rotate the basket by hand. The Wash, Rinse, and Spin indicators should toggle on and off according to the direction the tub is being turned.

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When washing heavily soiled loads, do not overload your washer in order to assure good cleaning results.

To add a forgotten item:
1. Press the Power button.
2. Press the Start/Pause
3. Wait for the door lock light to go out (Immediately).
4. Add the item, close the door, and press the Start/Pause
The door safety state continues for 15 seconds and the cycle is restarted.
ensure thorough cleaning,
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Try washing bedding, towels, undergarments,
contact using the ActivFresh
GETTING STARTED
1. Load your washer.
2. Close the door.
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Push the laundry into the drum completely to prevent the laundry from being caught in the door or
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3. Press the Power button.
4. Add detergent and additives to the dispenser (page 20-21).
5. Select the appropriate cycle and options for the load (page 14-16).
6. Press the Start/Pause
7. The Wash Indicator light will illuminate.
8. The estimated cycle time will appear in the display.
The time may fluctuate to better indicate the time remaining in the cycle.
The actual time required for a cycle may differ from the estimated time in the display depending on the
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9. Before your washer starts to fill, it will make a series of clicking noises to check the door lock and do a
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When the cycle is complete, the door lock light will go out and "End" will appear in the display.

DO NOT attempt to open the door until the door lock light is off. To add a forgotten item, see
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Motor brushes, worse case scenario motor complete. Run the following motor test.
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You can use the child lock feature in 2 ways.

1. To prevent operation of the washing machine when no wash cycle is running

To set this feature, switch the machine on using the POWER button at the top-left of the control-panel. Next, press and hold both the SPIN and RINSE buttons for about 3 seconds - until the child lock light indicator on the control panel illuminates. All functions of the washing machine will now be disabled apart from POWER ON/OFF until such time as the child lock is deactivated.

To deactivate the child lock, press and hold the SPIN and RINSE buttons again until the child lock light indicator on the control panel goes out.

2. To prevent any tiny fingers from tampering with the machine while a program is running.

After pressing the START/PAUSE button to start the wash cycle, press and hold the SPIN and RINSE buttons until the child lock light indicator illuminates. All buttons on the control panel will now be disabled until the child lock has been disabled. When the wash cycle has finished, you will need to switch the child lock off again to reactivate the buttons. Once you have finished using the washer, reactivate the child lock again before switching the power off as above.

The feature can also be used when using the delayed start feature, but needs to be set after pressing the START/PAUSE button.

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My oasis kenmore elite keeps flashing f 50


The machine control through the rotor position sensor (RPS) cannot detect the motor running. The rotor is stuck, the rotor position sensor is faulty, or the machine control is malfunctioning. Open the lid and turn the drum manually. If it turns freely, activate the Manual Diagnostic Mode Test to check the functionality of the rotor position sensor and the machine control. If it doesn't turn freely, let us know to guide you in troubleshooting and repairing it.

The machine should be in standby mode when activating diagnostic test mode. That is, the machine is plugged in will all indicators off, or with only the Clothes Clean indicator on.

Choose any single button except Start, Stop, and Power. Press and hold the chosen button for 3 seconds and release it for 3 seconds; press it again for another 3 seconds and release it for another 3 seconds; press the same button again for another 3 seconds and release it (press, release, press, release, press; 3 seconds each).

The indicators will all light up for 5 seconds with 88 displayed in the Estimated Time Remaining display if the test mode has been successfully entered.

Repeat the procedure if the test mode is not activated. You may choose another button. Let us know if it cannot be activated after multiple attempts failed.

Press the same button chosen above before the indicators turn off (5 seconds). A single beep sounds and the two-digit console ID number is displayed. After 3 seconds the display is cleared (00) and the Add a Garment indicator flashes.

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Press and release the 2nd Rinse button to lock the lid and the lid lock indicator turns on. Press and release the Rinse Speed button. The basket should spin slowly; pressing it again will raise the spin speed. The motor turns off and the basket stops the fourth time the Rinse Speed button is pressed.

With the basket stopped, press the Soil Level button to activate the Gentle wash action. Press it again to activate the Normal wash action. Press it again to activate the Heavy wash action. Press it again to turn off the motor and stop the basket.

Let us know the result of the test for us to guide you in troubleshooting the problem and eventually repair it.

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