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Kenmore Elite washer keeps stopping and beeping. It flashes either DL or F or H. I push pause and reset but it does it intermittently. It tries to drain after these messages if I don't hit pause.

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Okay, it sounds like you may have a couple of things going on with your washer. The first link I'm providing explains the "FH" error and what you have to do to diagnose it:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r615354-fh_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

This "Fdl" error is generally caused by a failed door latch assembly. This second link explains how to replace the door lacth if defective:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r587965-door_latch_replacement_fdl_error

I would recommend you check the simple things first. Check to make sure you don't have a siphoning problem and make sure the drain pump isn't clogged. Then, I would recommend replacing the door lacth if the "Fdl" error keeps occuring. Some of these problems can generate multiple error codes. It could be that the door latch isn't working properly and is causing the washer to stop intermittently. Coupled with the possibility that you could have something clogging your drain pump. If you require additonal assistance, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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