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Error message F 11 appears on my front load Whirlpool. What is Failure notice F 11 mean?

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Click on the following link for a full explanation of the "F11" error.

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Please review the advice in the link carefully. If you need further assistance, please let me know. I hope this is helpful to you.

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The washer stopped in the middle of a wash cycle. The error message was 11 F. I turned it off and turned it back on and washer stilled stopped and repeated the error message.


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An "F-11" error code on a Whirlpool Duet could cause your washer to become inoperable and stop in the middle of a load. The cause of the problem could be a number of things and may require new parts.
F11 can mean anything from motor to motor control board to ccu board to wiring harness connecting ccu to mcu to motor.

Identification

The "F-11" code could appear with the dash or without the dash on the LCD screen. Be aware that there is also an "F-H" code that could look similar to the "F-11" code. Listen for 11 beeps to go along with the error code's first appearance.

Effects

The error means that there is no communication between the "Motor Control Unit" and the "Central Control Unit." This means that any operation selected like "Pre-wash" or "Large Load" cannot be sent to the motor for the washer to operate.

Prevention/Solution

Open up the washer panel to check the wire connections between the two units. If any plugs are loose or unplugged, reconnect them. Check to make sure none of the wires are stripped, rusty or broken off. After you reconnect the wires, rerun the washer to see if the error appears again.

Warning

If you do not know or understand the inside components of your Whirlpool washer, leave the job to a professional. Contact the store where you purchased the washer or Whirlpool customer service directly.

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Thanks for using FixYa. Error F1 means primary control failure and to resolve this you’ll have to replace the machine control assembly. This error should be fixed by whirlpool as its a common issue with whirlpool Cabrio washers, you can call 1-800-253-1301 whirlpool will send a tech. to fix it and pay for the part. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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F/11
Serial Communication Error

Communication between the Central Control Unit (CCU)
and the Motor Control Unit (MCU) cannot be sent correctly.

Check Wire Harness connectors to the MCU, the motor, and-
Central Control Unit (CCU)
Check the Drive system for any worn or failed components
Check MCU
Check CCU
Check Motor
Check Wire Harness

F/dL
Door Lock Error

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It will try to lock it 6 times before displaying the error.

Door Lock Mechanism broken or removed from the Door
Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly
Check the wire harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch-
Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
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