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Kenmore he5t Hi I saw your post about your he5t having the f22 code and the door being locked. I was wondering if you found out what the problem is. I just got my washer and dryer today and I'm having the exact same problem. Thanks! - Arlene

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This looks like a classic whirlpool control board issue. fault is a communication error between board and panel. check connections.
whirlpool always recommends replacing both at same time. very common problem.

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I have a kenmore elite; suddenly when I try to start it, it makes a few clunking noises and the F22 error code appears

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Possible causes/procedure:
1. Check the touch-pad/LED assembly by selecting different
cycles and changing the modifiers and options available to
confirm the touch-pad/LED is responding.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
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