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I have a Whirlpool Duet Steam front loading automatic washer that is only 15 months old and is continuing to state F35. It is just me and my husband so I do not use it on a daily basis. I have always used HE detergents along with downy. What seems to be the problem? Of course after 12 months the warranty is up. What can I do on my own to fix this problem? I would be very grateful for tips.

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Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

The F35 failure is displayed if the analog pressure switch has a calibration error.

There are two things you can check for this problem if you're comfortable with do-it-yourself.

Remove the washer top to access the pressure switch on the right hand side of the cabinet near the top. You'll want to check if the pressure hose is fixed correctly and not loose. Check if the Air trap is not blocked. You can do this by removing the hose and blowing in it towards the tub. It should blow freely and you might even hear bubbles. If you can't blow or it's hard to blow then most likely the hose is kinked or blocked.

If the hose is not blocked or kinked then the pressure switch is most likely the problem and will need to be replaced.

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