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Kenmore elite 44832 front load washer troubleshooting F11 c01 c02

I followed the f11 troubleshooting test cycle for c00-c08, my washer did c00, then c01 had water running in and before going to c02, f11 appeared again. where can i find what the c01, c02, etc mean? or how to repair?

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  • BIGBOYPOOH Mar 12, 2009

    I TURNED THE WASHER ON AND IT SHOOTS THE SOAP IN AND STOP AND START TO FLASH F11

  • kimsheldon May 11, 2010

    The code that come up on my front load washer is a F then an H what does that mean?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    the troubleshooting guide, does not address this

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Test doesn't pass c02

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Was there ever a post back for this problem? I have the same issue, and I tried replacing the central control board, but it is still giving the F11 error. I follow the troubleshooting guidelines, but it never makes it past C01. I suppose the next logical step is to look at the motor control board and then the motor.

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Leaann, F11 is a serial communication error. Information between the central control and the motor control cannot be sent correctly. C01 through C08 is just the test sequence: 01=fill by cold water, 02= dispensor motor, 03=fill by hot water, 04=drum rotates clockwise, 05=heater on, drum rotates, 06=drain pump actuated, 07= drum rotates counter clockwise, 08= high spin. You are recieving a fault before the test can complete. Check your owners manual for warranty information on your main board and see if you are covered. You can remove the top (3 screws in back and slide back) and check the harness. It will be the fourth one from the right, unplug and reset. I think you have a main control board issue here...Catriver..post back.

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