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Whirlpool Duet HT needs new CCU

Jsrock, thanks again for the advice. So is a new CCU easy to install (I found the door latch relatively easy to install, so compared to that)? If so, can I order it from the same parts site as the door latch, and by chance to you have the part number, etc. (which made is SO easy last time)?

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    Thanks for this install ccu help. Before I do mine, do I need to do anything to reboot the ccu once installed?

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The CCU is simple to install, and "yes" you can order it form the same website as the door latch assembly. If the model number you have this listed under is correct, you can find a replacement CCU under the "Control Panel" heading as item number 15 (part number 8182280). I just got a price listing from the Sears website and you're not going to be happy with the cost. Repairclinic.com carries it for less, but its still a bit pricey. I've seen these boards sell for as little as $85. It just doesn't make sense to me. Anyway, if you decide you want to replace the board, the following information is provided:

To replace the CCU, follow these steps:

1. Leave the washer UNPLUGGED & remove the top panel of the washer, by removing the three screws that hold the panel in place in the rear of the washer. With the screws removed, the panel will slide back, then lift off. The CCU is located in the middle, directly behind, and slightly above, the wash tub.
2. Swap all the connectors from the old CCU to the new one. The easiest way I have found to do this is to hold the new CCU in hand and swap the connectors one by one. Use care when handling the connector plugs and wires, they are fragile. There is enough enough slack to do this, but just barely.
3. Once the connectors are all moved to the new CCU, unmount the old unit and insert the new one. There are three tabbed clips that hold the CCU in place along the top. Just use a screwdriver and gently pry up to remove.
4. Insert new CCU (complete with connected wires) by snapping it in place in the mounting bracket.

NOTE: Another method of ensuring all the connectors are placed correctly, is to label each connector with tape or take a good clear photo using a digital camera.

I hope all this information helps you. Let me know if you require additonal assistance.

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"F22" is a door latch failure error code. At the beginning of the wash cycle the door will attempt to lock several times. If the latch fails to lock, the washer shuts down and the error code is displayed.
In some cases, the error code can also be displayed if the CCU goes bad. There is a door latch relay on the board that controls the door locking mechanism. The CCU is not serviceable and must be replaced if defective. In addition, make sure all the connector plugs between the CCU and door latch are connected and snug.

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"F22" is a door latch failure error code. At the beginning of the wash cycle the door will attempt to lock several times. If the latch fails to lock, the washer shuts down and the error code is displayed.

In some cases, the error code can also be displayed if the CCU goes bad. There is a door latch relay on the board that controls the door locking mechanism. The CCU is not serviceable and must be replaced if defective. In addition, make sure all the connector plugs between the CCU and door latch are connected and snug.

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I had same error code F11 and DL.....I sprayed the door lock (inside) with WWD40......so far works OK

I had the same F11/DL problem. I tighten the two screws on the door latch and it's working great. for now

Just some part numbers to help if you need to order parts. For the GHW9200LWO Washer (Sanitary Cycle Model)- the part number for the CCU (Microcomputer or main computer) is 8181924. The part number for the Motor Control Unit (MCU) is 8182706. I did a search for the part numbers and found the CCU for $79.90 shipping included - the same part from Whirlpool was $190 plus with shipping included. I put the CCU on and my washer works perfectly again. Hope this helps someone since I had such a hard time finding out the correct part numbers. Whirlpool first sent me the MCU even though I specifically told them it was not that part but the CCU.

DL is a door lock error. This is usually an indication of a bad door latch. F11 is a serial communications error from the Central Control Unit CCU (which is your main computer). If the door latch is defective it could be generating the communications error code as well. A defective CCU can also give the same symptoms, though. Before replacing any parts, however, double check all you connections to make sure you don't have any loose wires. The least expensive of the two possible solutions would be to replace the door latch (about $50). The CCU can run between $150 and $250. Hope this leads you in the right direction.

I wanna thank all of you for your input. I had the "DL F-11" code also. My washer would run 12 minutes and then stop with the annoying beep and error codes. After learning that the "DL" was the door lock, I decided to order the part online for 50 bucks. After I placed the order I decided to take this $50 thing apart and give it a look-see. (Boys like to tear things apart!)
There is a solenoid inside that actuates the lock. My finding was that there was some hardened goo that seeped out of the solenoid. It didn't look good! I believe this to have caused an electrical imbalance that the computer didn't like, thus sending it into error mode.
Removal and installation was a snap. First I took the top off. Then to make room for my arm to get to the door-lock, I pushed the drum all the way back and held it in place by wedging a shoe in the front end. Then I pushed the drum to the side, opposite the door-lock, and wedged it with another shoe. This gave me plenty of room to reach the door-lock. Unplug the three connectors and remove the three screws from the front side of the door-lock. (Inside door at 2:00.)
Reverse order for the install!
Thanks again for your posts which led me in the right direction!

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I had same error code F11 and DL.....I sprayed the door lock (inside) with WD40......so far works OK

I had the same F11/DL problem. I tighten the two screws on the door latch and it's working great. for now

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DL is a door lock error. This is usually an indication of a bad door latch. F11 is a serial communications error from the Central Control Unit CCU (which is your main computer). If the door latch is defective it could be generating the communications error code as well. A defective CCU can also give the same symptoms, though. Before replacing any parts, however, double check all you connections to make sure you don't have any loose wires. The least expensive of the two possible solutions would be to replace the door latch (about $50). The CCU can run between $150 and $250. Hope this leads you in the right direction.

I wanna thank all of you for your input. I had the "DL F-11" code also. My washer would run 12 minutes and then stop with the annoying beep and error codes. After learning that the "DL" was the door lock, I decided to order the part online for 50 bucks. After I placed the order I decided to take this $50 thing apart and give it a look-see. (Boys like to tear things apart!)
There is a solenoid inside that actuates the lock. My finding was that there was some hardened goo that seeped out of the solenoid. It didn't look good! I believe this to have caused an electrical imbalance that the computer didn't like, thus sending it into error mode.
Removal and installation was a snap. First I took the top off. Then to make room for my arm to get to the door-lock, I pushed the drum all the way back and held it in place by wedging a shoe in the front end. Then I pushed the drum to the side, opposite the door-lock, and wedged it with another shoe. This gave me plenty of room to reach the door-lock. Unplug the three connectors and remove the three screws from the front side of the door-lock. (Inside door at 2:00.)
Reverse order for the install!
Thanks again for your posts which led me in the right direction!

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  1. First, UNPLUG the washer in an attempt to reset the Central Control Unit (CCU). Sometimes this is all that required in order to clear momentary glitches with the unit. If the error code reappears, proceed to step 2.
  2. Check the door switch/latch for foreign objects that may have become lodged in the mechanism and may be preventing it from operating.
  3. Check the wiring harness from the CCU to the door latch. The harness can be accessed by removing the washer top panel. Remove the panel by removing the three screws that hold the panel in place in the rear of the washer. With the screws removed, the panel will slide back, and then off.
COURTESY:JSROCK- A SENOR EXPERT OF FIXYA

http://www.fixya.com/support/r1484196-f29_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

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F11 is:
Serial Communication Error
Communication between the Central Control Unit (CCU) and the Motor Control Unit (MCU) cannot be sent correctly.

Check for:
Check Wire Harness connectors to the MCU, the motor, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
Check the Drive system for any worn or failed components
Check MCU
Check CCU
Check Motor
Check Wire Harness

http://www.fixya.com/support/r666194-f11_error_whirpool_duet_kenmore_elite

Check the above link for a detailed article about the f11 error code.

Courtesy:JSrock

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I had same error code F11 and DL.....I sprayed the door lock (inside) with WD40......so far works OK

I had the same F11/DL problem. I tighten the two screws on the door latch and it's working great. for now

Just some part numbers to help if you need to order parts. For the GHW9200LWO Washer (Sanitary Cycle Model)- the part number for the CCU (Microcomputer or main computer) is 8181924. The part number for the Motor Control Unit (MCU) is 8182706. I did a search for the part numbers and found the CCU for $79.90 shipping included - the same part from Whirlpool was $190 plus with shipping included. I put the CCU on and my washer works perfectly again. Hope this helps someone since I had such a hard time finding out the correct part numbers. Whirlpool first sent me the MCU even though I specifically told them it was not that part but the CCU.

DL is a door lock error. This is usually an indication of a bad door latch. F11 is a serial communications error from the Central Control Unit CCU (which is your main computer). If the door latch is defective it could be generating the communications error code as well. A defective CCU can also give the same symptoms, though. Before replacing any parts, however, double check all you connections to make sure you don't have any loose wires. The least expensive of the two possible solutions would be to replace the door latch (about $50). The CCU can run between $150 and $250. Hope this leads you in the right direction.

I wanna thank all of you for your input. I had the "DL F-11" code also. My washer would run 12 minutes and then stop with the annoying beep and error codes. After learning that the "DL" was the door lock, I decided to order the part online for 50 bucks. After I placed the order I decided to take this $50 thing apart and give it a look-see. (Boys like to tear things apart!)
There is a solenoid inside that actuates the lock. My finding was that there was some hardened goo that seeped out of the solenoid. It didn't look good! I believe this to have caused an electrical imbalance that the computer didn't like, thus sending it into error mode.
Removal and installation was a snap. First I took the top off, 2 or 3 screws behind, slide away from you an inch or so & lift up. Then to make room for my arm to get to the door-lock, I pushed the drum all the way back and held it in place by wedging a shoe in the front end. Then I pushed the drum to the side, opposite the door-lock, and wedged it with another shoe. This gave me plenty of room to reach the door-lock. Unplug the three connectors and remove the three screws from the front side of the door-lock. (Inside door at 2:00.)
Reverse order for the install!
Thanks again for your posts which led me in the right direction!

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It is saying there is a problem with your door Lock. when you close the door does it hold like it use too? try to open and close the door if it doesn't really close properly then you will just need a door latch. If the machine gives you an f11 code then its the main computer board that can also give your the door lock error. I would check the door first though.

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Sorry about the laura. Here's the reply I gave on the 28th. Okay...I hate it when that happens. Here's what we're down to. You've either purchased a defective door latch, you have a defective cable connector, or the Central Control Unit (CCU) is defective. I was hoping the door latch would have fixed the problem for you as this is the most common failure. Normally, if the CCU fails, an F11 error would also be generated. Here's what you need to do to verify:

1. Inspect the wire harness at BOTH ends to ensure you don't have any connectivity issues. Look for any frayed or broken wires along the cable run. The cables are generally installed well by the manufacturer, but I have seen cases where the cables come loose and begin to chaff, or break.
2. Next, remove the top panel of the washer by removing the three screws that hold the panel in place inthe rear. With the screws removed, the panel will slide back, then off. Locate the CCU, directly behind, and slightly above the wash tub. This is the Main Computer for the washer. There two connector plug leading from the CCU that control the door latch functions. They are as follows:

Plug 6: Door Lock/Unlock Solenoid (3-wire connector, 5th from the Right along the front of the CCU) - Readings across the Lock and Unlock solenoid test points should be 60 ohms. Unlock is Pins 2 & 3, Lock is Pins 1 & 3.

Plug 8: Door Lock Main Switch (4-wire connector, 3rd from the Right along the front of the CCU) - Readings across test points 1& 2, and 4&5 should read 0 ohms with the door in the LOCKED position. You will need to close the door and press the START button the lock the door. If the CCU works you should get 0 ohms at the test points mentioned.

NOTE: Checks are to be made on the board, NOT the plugs. Pins should be number from L to R. Perform end to end continuity checks on the cables by disconnecting the plugs at either end. Make sure the washer is UNPLUGGED when you do this.

If you do not get the appropriate readings at the CCU, I'm afraid you have a failed board. This is not common for this error code. If the readings are good, and you're sure all the wiring is good, you may have purchased a defective door latch.

I hope this helps you. Sorry that our original efforts didn't give you a quick fix. If you have any questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. PS The "F11" error associated with the "Fdl" error that did not go away, tells me that this IS a CCU problem. I've experienced this one before. It could be a loose connection somwhere, but more than likely the control board is starting to fail.

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DL= Door Lock Error
A Door Lock Error occurs if the door cannot be locked. It will try to lock it 6 times
before displaying the error.

Potential Causes

• Door Lock Mechanism broken or removed from the Door
• Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly
• Check the wire harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and
Central Control Unit (CCU)
• Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure

if you have done all the abovet the CCU must be bad

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