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F-11 code error.

I have the Kenmore HE Qiet Pak 4 front loading washer and nearly every time I do a load of laundry, I get this error message and then fight with the machine to start up again or give my clothes back. I've looked around and followed lots of tips form here. I found one solution that suggested running the test cycle, so I did that. But I only made it to test C:05, and then it just never moved on. The drum kept spinning. I eventually stopped it after 20 or so minutes and tried to do another load... So far it seems to be working, but the machine should have made it to C:08 before finishing. Does this mean there is another problem with my machine? Or does the C:05 test really take that long to complete? Should this also solve my F-11 problem?? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Sound like a control problem

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