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We have a Cabrio washing machine. No problems until today. It stops early in into the first cycle. We heard a beep and get F error code on display. You can't unlock the lid. powering off and on doesn't help. It does start again, and it resets itself, but then shuts down 1 minute into the cycle. Help! we can't get our clothes out of the washing machine.

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
(try this just in case!)
I would gently suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters and many machines will not even go to spin or release the door/lid lock if there is any water still left inside.
Here are my complete guidance notes for checking both the drain motor filter and the drain motor ;-0)
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If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!) and most are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play!

REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT!
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. Using something suitable like a glove see if it is easy to briefly slow the motor down. If it is easy then the motor is malfunctioning!

Good luck!
John C

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This is one of the Bad and very Common error. Unplug the machine for few minutes, say 15 minutes and then turn it ON. If the error still displays on the screen, you need to replace the control board.It would cost you around $200 for the part plus the labor.

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