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Crazy washing machine

The only good news is, I got this 1 year old machine for FREE. It actually works great for the most part, but now and then when it starts to wash a load, it gives an F1 code. What the heck does F1 even mean?? So here I am with laundry just piling up, any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Jul 30, 2008

    SEARS SOLD ME THIS MACHINE KNOWING THAT THIS PROBLEM

    EXISTS, THEY REPLACED THE WASHER 2 TIMES. I GET THE F51, AND HAVE TO RESTART IT 3 OR 4 TIMES SOMETIMES DUMPING THE

    WATER OUT--THEIR SERVICEMEN ARE IDIOTS.



    I WANT MY CREDTI CARD CREDITED AND TO RETURN THE MACHINE.



    SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!!!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I have had the same problem with my washer. I am so glad that I thought to research it before calling Sear repair service. I took the advice of Lumpy 816 and tore into the washer so far I have not heard the beep.

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F51 error code is beacause the computer board did not receive input from the motor on the bottom. Unplug the washer, pull the machine forward and tilt the machine back. On the bottom you will see a large white wheel with a silver allen screw in the middle I think it is a 6mm allen wrech that takes it off. Once you remove the screw and drop the white wheel, there will be a large coil of wires with 4 5/16 screws holding it on, remove these screws and drop the coils. On the right hand side you will see a connector with three wires , unplug it. Use sand paper or a scraping tool to clean all 3 male sides of the connectors. Reverse process to re-assemble.

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I have had the same error code message. I bought my washing machine in March 2006. I called 1-800-4-my-home (Sears repair) since I have a 3-year warranty. The gal said they don't really need to send out a repair person. She said it's most likely a computer malfunction. She said to unplug it for 2-minutes and plug it back in or you can turn off the breaker to your laundry room for 2-minutes and flick it back on. If that doesn't help, you may need a technician to come out and look at it. Hope this works for you!

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