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The FH light starts flashing after about 30 seconds of the water flowing on a rinse if you put the machine on a hot fill its fine until it starts to rinse. The valvue are fine, water pressure good

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Starts to fill and then stops, and the cycle continues on.

Jmars, under the consol there is two pressure switches. One controls the fill and the other is back-up incase the other fails. It sounds like your water pressure switch is tripping too soon. Try putting the washer into a self test mode by pressing in this order soak--soil level---soak--soil level. The machine should enter a test mode. Let it run it's test and see if you come up with any error codes. The pressure switch is the one on the left under the consol. It will be marked OPR, the part number is 8054766. The consol will lift up by using a putty knife under each end, pushin on the clips and lifting up. The back panel of the consol is removable. Catriver..post back

Posted on Apr 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Duet Washing Machine model ghw9100lw1 FH ERROR CODE

you should here a humming noise, just before water comes in .do you?close eire let me know.

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

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SOURCE: Basin will not fill with water during rinse cycle but will agitate and spin.

most new washers have cold water only rinse and spray rinse ck cold water coming into machine during wash if no cold comes in suspect cold side of fill vale not opening ..could be wiring issue or a bad valve

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

WRMtech
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SOURCE: Cold water will not stop filling during rinse

while the unit is filling in the warm cycle. reach behind and shut off the hot water tap.I bet the water flow stops filling, if so, you would need to change the inlet valve on the machine. You see, in warm, if the cold is not filling, you still hear the hot filling and the unit will advance. The rinse cycles are mostly "cold" only. if the valve is not opening it will not allow it to advance from the rinse section on the board.

Good luck!

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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SOURCE: machine started filling with water - then stopped and flashed F

I have the f51 code filled up with water and stopped. They are coming today to fix it. Called whirlpool and they are fixing this at their expense. I have the extended warrenty they said they are fixing codes f1 and f51

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

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Whirlpool duet flashing f and h


First try turning off the machine for 30 minutes. Then check your inlet valve. Shut off valve, switch off machine & see if the water comes full flow. Check the fine filters on the machine inlet entry, they could be blocked, clean out.
The FH indicates a fill failure and this is usually caused by a bad water valve, flow meter or pressure switch.
One key to determining the cause of the FH error is how fast the error comes up in a cycle. If the error appears within 1 or 2 minutes then the most likely cause will be the water valve or flow meter.
If the error doesn't appear for several minutes then the pressure switch can be the source of the problem.
Both water valves must be turned on and working. Even if a cold wash is selected at some point during the fill the hot water valve will be energized and if there is no water then the FH error will show up. Sometimes a consumer will turn the hot water valve off to save energy but you can't turn one valve off on some washers.
Inlet valves can be purchased thru the net and fitted by you easily.
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Apr 20, 2013 | Washing Machines

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Whin washing 30 min left and it stops and flashes FH


First try turning off the machine for 30 minutes. Then check your inlet valve. Shut off valve, switch off machine & see if the water comes full flow. Check the filters on the machine inlet entry, they could be blocked, clean out.

The FH indicates a fill failure and this is usually caused by a bad water valve, flow meter or pressure switch.

One key to determining the cause of the FH error is how fast the error comes up in a cycle. If the error appears within 1 or 2 minutes then the most likely cause will be the water valve or flow meter.

If the error doesn't appear for several minutes then the pressure switch can be the source of the problem.

Both water valves must be turned on and working. Even if a cold wash is selected at some point during the fill the hot water valve will be energized and if there is no water then the FH error will show up. Sometimes a consumer will turn the hot water valve off to save energy but you can't turn one valve off on this washer.

Inlet valves can be purchased thru the net and fitted by you easily.

Mar 12, 2013 | Washing Machines

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It has stopped washing and is flashing FH what is the problem and what should I do ??????


First try turning off the machine for 30 minutes. Still FH? Next check your inlet valve. Shut off valve, switch off machine & see if the water comes full flow. Check the filters on the machine inlet entry, they could be blocked, clean out.

The FH indicates a fill failure and this is usually caused by a bad water valve, flow meter or pressure switch.

One key to determining the cause of the FH error is how fast the error comes up in a cycle. If the error appears within 1 or 2 minutes then the most likely cause will be the water valve or flow meter.

If the error doesn't appear for several minutes then the pressure switch can be the source of the problem.

Both water valves must be turned on and working. Even if a cold wash is selected at some point during the fill the hot water valve will be energized and if there is no water then the FH error will show up. Sometimes a consumer will turn the hot water valve off to save energy but you can't turn one valve off on this washer.

Inlet valves can be purchased thru the net and fitted by you easily.

Mar 06, 2013 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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F and H keep coming up on screen


The information provided is general. For information specific to your washer please resubmit the question, including the model number.

The "F" is at the beginning of all error codes. This indicates the a Fault has taken place. The second number or letter indicates what the Fault is.

FH : Is displayed when no water has been detected entering the washer.

If the control has turned on the fill valve and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water and not detected a pressure switch trip, the valve will be turned off and the failure code will flash in the display

Unplug the washer from its electrical source and wait for 30 seconds.
Replug the cord into the electrical source and try to start a normal cycle or a cancel drain cycle.
The machine should start the pump out mode and empty the water.

If, after 30 second, the machine has not detected water entering into the machine, the valves will be shut off and the failure code of FH will be displayed.

Check all hose connection and valves, both hot and cold, are turned on completely.
Verify that water is at the fill hose connections at the back of the washer.
The main control has sensed a component failure in the machine and will be needing a diagnostic visit for a possible repair or replacement.


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Sep 30, 2011 | Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Front Load Washer

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When washer starts to wash it beeps and flashes the letters FH.


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Error FH means that a water inlet problem has occurred. If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed. Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display. If the machine is not filling then check whether both valves at water source are turned ON and inlet hose are not plugged. If the machine is filling fine then chec the pressure switch hose and the drain hose for siphoning (also make sure water is not flowing back to the machine from drain hose). Check wire harness connections to: Inlet Valves, Pressure Switch, Drain Pump, Flow Meter, and Central Control Unit (CCU). Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.


Daniel

Jan 17, 2011 | Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Front Load Washer

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My Whirlpool Duet ht Washer starts washing fine, it drains then it starts flashing FH and wont take in water for the rinse cycle. It does this for every cycle, it will wash fine but after it drains and is...


The first thing I would check is shut off the cold water valve at the wall and remove the hose at the washer.carefully pry out the little screen in the inlet and clean well,reconnect hose and turn water back on FH is a water inlet issue I am hoping that what is happening is that when the washer starts its wash cycle it is probably filling with warm (hot) and cold water at the same time even though it might be mostly hot,but when it comes time to rinse (cold water ) there is not enough to make the computer happy and you get your FH error.. Hope this Helps,,If not your probley looking at a new fill valve assy

Sep 16, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Have a kenmore elite he3 which stops the cycle w/ 40 min. remaining and flashes back and forth the 2 initials ''F'' and ''H'' on the screen. Don't have a manual to check


If the control has turned on the fill valve and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water and not detected a pressure switch trip, the valve will be turned off and the failure code will flash in the display.
  1. Unplug the washer from its electrical source and wait for 30 seconds.
  2. Replug the cord into the electrical source and try to start a normal cycle or a cancel drain cycle.
  3. The machine should start the pump out mode and empty the water.
If, after 30 second, the machine has not detected water entering into the machine, the valves will be shut off and the failure code of FH will be displayed.
  1. Check all hose connection and valves, both hot and cold, are turned on completely.
  2. Verify that water is at the fill hose connections at the back of the washer.
The main control has sensed a component failure in the machine and will be needing a diagnostic visit for a possible repair or replacement.
DrakeTech

Feb 23, 2010 | Washing Machines

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My whirpool aw614 displays FH error display which suggest water inlet probs, clean filters a;though they are spotless, still get same prob, on some programs it will work until it comes to rinse, where it...


Suspect low water flow rate ., check flow rate from main sink tap , when turned on full this should be pretty fierce. Put machine on normal cool wash , when it is taking in cold water through the soap drawer , pull out the drawer a little , the water flow rate should be allmost the same as the tap , if not investigate , fill pipes at rear etc..

Nov 02, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Error code fh the and the machine would not drain


I know you said you had done all this, bhut these are the commentsstraight from CD manual.

Kenmore Elite 2 front loading washing machine. About every 2 minutes the cycle stops and flashes an "f" then an "h" on the display over and over again. **

That error code can be the result of no water detected entering machine after 30 seconds or pressure switch (water level control) activation not detected after 8 minutes of filling.

If there is no water in the machine at the time, make sure that both water taps are turned on, check for kinked fill hoses or plugged sediment screens in them and verify the water fill valve operation. You can read about the water valves used on appliances at the following link:

LINK > http://www.appliance411.com/links/jump.cgi?ID=801

If there is water in the unit, verify drain pump and water pressure switch are operating properly, the pressure switch hose is in good condition and properly connected to the pressure switch. Also, make sure the water is not siphoning out of the machine prematurely due to an improperly installed drain hose (see the following link).

LINK > http://www.appliance411.com/links/jump.cgi?ID=534

That error might also be caused by too much suds in the wash water like can result from using non-HE detergents.

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Aug 20, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Keeps saying HF


first go here and download a manuel http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=GHW9150P&siteCd=WHRCOM then at the bottom of the page download a parts list and keep them both the parts list will show you how the machine is put togeather and are you sure the code is not fh .fh is the code for not enough water in the machine its not filling in the time alloted check the screens on the water valves make sure the lines are open all the way and the hoses arent kinked get a bucket and open the hoses in it to check your water flow out of both lines look for slow fill or weak pressure let me know what you find it could also be that one of the water valves are bad if its not filling in rinse and you have hot wash cold rinse selected then the cold valve could be bad

Mar 30, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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