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F32 error code

What does the F 32 error code mean and how can i fix it

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  • Anonymous Jul 23, 2008

    Hello, I seem to have the same problem!

  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    I have a Kenmore HE 3t front loading washer and i left a load of
    clothes overnight in it accidentaly and went to restart the washer and
    the display read F 32. i tried unpluging the washer and plugging it
    back into the outlet and that hasnt fixed the problem.

  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    How do you fix the F 32 Code. It says pressure switch. What could go wrong? I've only had this unit for 3 months.

  • pkraft1 Aug 08, 2008

    I have the same problem. I tried unplugging, hoping it would reset, but it wouldn't. The clothes are dry and the motor just keeps churning. What is the solution?

  • kapeka57 Dec 31, 2008

    I also have a code F32 error I had Sears come out and he said it wasnt the Pressure switch it was the Main control and wanted to charge me 700 to fix I said no way. My washer is only 1.5 years old Ive had 2 other people come out and look at it and one tried to replace the main computer board and it still errored out. So now I dont know what to do. One didnt even want to touch it, he thinks it both the PS and Cntrl board! HELP


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Remove bottom apnel on right side? is tech sheet with codes think f32 is pressure switch

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We had just bought it and the next day when it was delivered we were excited to try it out and got that bloody F32 code...luckily 2 days later we got it fixed by a repairman.

I have know idea why Whirlpool would make a product with all sorts of codes, but no explanation as to what they mean. That makes no sense.

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