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Whirlpool AWM 8023 -error F06

Hi, Does anyone know what the error F06 means when it comes to a Whirlpool AWM 8023 (washing machine)? Is it an electrical error? How bad is it? Thank you in advance. Glenn

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Hi, Unable to turn wash knob. It is stuck on cycle 10. Any suggestions to try? Thank you.

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This erroe code means drive motor tackometer error Probably a bad motor or motor drive pc board or cable problems

Posted on Jun 08, 2007

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I had this same problem, an intermittent F06 fault.  After some searching, I did manage to fix it.  If this error code happens to you and you know a bit about electronics, try taking apart the timer and looking for dry joints between the main board and the perpendicularly-mounted microprocessor board. Over time vibration can cause the soldered joints between the two boards to crack and fail intermittently. 10 minutes to disassemble plus 2 minutes with a soldering iron could save you a $400 repair bill.

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