Question about Maytag Bravos MVWB400V Washer

1 Answer

What does the code F51 mean? - Maytag Bravos MVWB400V Washer

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,998 Answers

The F51 code is a motor rotor position sensor (RPS) feedback error. In other words the control board is not sensing any motor rotation ive seen this same problem in whirlpools calypso, cabrio, and kenmore's oasis you will need to support the machine on a diagonal and go in from under neath removing the motor to gain acces to the rps sensor if you have any further questions message me back and dont be surprised these codes usually hide other codes in the kenmore i mentioned i went from rps sensor to lid switch to erc to entire wiring harness cost me like 260 in parts for a machine that maybe costed 499 at that time not a great fan of the rps sensor in any unit they seem to fail within 3 years hope this helps and please remember to rank how this opinion has helped it allows me to help others in similar situations Thanks Rick

Posted on Apr 08, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What does a flashing F51 code mean?


Dump the appliance. sears delivers the worst garbage available

Mar 22, 2016 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

What is Technical Fault 51?


The most common reason for this code is :-

F51 error is caused by a faulty or blocked heater pressure switch. It is not a job for an unqualified person.

"The program is interrupted and the drain pump is operated. The display shows Technical fault F51. Call Service Department. The buzzer is activated for 2 minutes. "

Apr 14, 2015 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

What does code F51 mean


Code F51 means there is a problem with the Rotor Position Sensor. This could be something as minor as a bad plug connection. However, there have been many cases of socks or other small garments being flung over the top of the tub rim and getting caught between the metal tub and the plastic tub which contains the water. The "errant" clothing keeps the tub from returning to it's original position thus preventing the Position Sensor from aligning.

Mar 06, 2015 | Maytag Bravos Series MVWB850YW 28"...

1 Answer

What does F 51 mean?


The F51 fault code on your Cabrio washer indicates that the control board is not sensing the proper drive motor spin. To clear the fault code, press the Pause/Cancel button.

Make sure that the drain hose is not stuck way down the stand pipe. This can cause siphoning of fill water which will inhibit proper motor rotation.

Check to see if the wash basket spins freely. If it does not, you may have an item of clothing stuck between the outer tub and the inner basket. This restriction in rotation will also cause an F51 fault code.

If these tips do not help you resolve the F51 problem, then you probably have a component failure. Possible failures include: wire harness or wire connection problem between the machine control and the RPS sensor (Rotor Position Sensor), a failed RPS sensor, a failed drive motor, and a failed machine control board.

Mar 08, 2011 | Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6600SBT Top Load...

1 Answer

My Maytag 300 quite series has a code F51 what does this mean?


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly The F51 code is a motor rotor position sensor (RPS) feedback error. In other words the control board is not sensing any motor rotation. It is fixable but will result in the replacement of failed parts. (Sensor or electronic control board) The control board is not cheap. Hopefully you only have a failed sensor.
Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Kelly

Feb 16, 2011 | Maytag Bravos MVWB400V Washer

1 Answer

F51 problem


f51 code is the tachometer rps sensor saying that the drum is not spinning at proper speed usually means something is stuck between the inner and outer tub

Jan 23, 2011 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

F51 code


The F51 error code indicates that the control is not sensing proper motor movement through the signals from the RPS (rotor position sensor) circuit. This can be caused by several different problems. Make sure that you are not overloading the washer. Overloading can cause this problem. A toy or foreign object could be under the washer that is interfering with motor rotation. With the washer empty, spin the basket inside the washer tub to see if it spins relatively easily. If not, you could an item caught between the spin basket and the tub. You could have a wire harness problem causing signals to not be transmitted properly between the RPS and the machine control board. A failed RPS sensor or a failed control board could also cause this problem.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Jul 17, 2009 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

2 Answers

Whirlpool Cabrio W10106470 has an F51 code. What


F51 error is a rotor position sensor error, two parts really need to be replaced. 1) the rotor sensor itself ($43) and 2) the control board ($197)

Jun 23, 2009 | Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6600SBT Top Load...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag Bravos MVWB400V Washer Logo

309 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Washing Machines Experts

Bill Long

Level 3 Expert

587 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Are you a Maytag Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...