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F1 I have had my Kenmore Oasis Washer for about a year and it just started to show the error F1. What does this mean?

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  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2007


  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2007

    One year old Kenmore Oasis Elite top load. I have the same F1 problem. when you start the machine it will start water and go straight to the F1 code. If you stop and start a few times it will work. Hot and Cold water at inlet are fine. When I went throught the diagnostic procedure I get an F and then 68.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    Same exact problem. Have had it about 1.5 years

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2008

    I also have a Sears Kenmore Elite Oasis for one year and one month and I just had the same thing happen today. I called Sears and they told me that the next available appointment would be in threee weeks and that I would have to pay for a service cal l. They also had me down as purchasing the set in 2005 instead of 2006.
    Is this a joke or are these machines made to work only for a year!!
    What happened to their quality??

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2008

    I have the same problem purchased 12/13/06. F1 error and F2 error and now C error. Called sears today and out of warranty one month ago.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    Hi everybody,
    We had the same Kenmore OASIS ERROR F51 as described in many postings. We had 3 visits from Sears and at the last visit two weeks ago we requested the replacement of the the RPS sensor a $ 45 sparepart and the problem was solved. The machine can be loaded to brim and works just fine.

    Regards Helene

  • travelingjo Mar 24, 2008

    I did the on/off diagnosis & got F68.  What can I do next?  Do I have to call Sears or can I call my local mechanics?  Thanks.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    I went thru the press/hold process 3x's and now get a F-32 flashing, but still nothing. now what do I do?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    f1 error came up and washer was full of water would not empty... would not run


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Jenkle, F then 1 flashes when there is a primary control failure. There is a couple of things you can try. 1. Unplug the machine for 2 minutes and see if the error returns. If it does, try activating the auto diagnostic mode. With the washer plugged in and all indicator lights off, select any key except power, start and stop. Here's what you do; press/hold for 3 seconds, release for 3 seconds, press/hold for 3 seconds, release for 3 seconds, press and hold for 3 seconds. If you did it right all indicators will light and 88 will appear in the display. If there are any faults, they will then display, look for a F-60 through 68. This will confirm the board is corrupt. If no faults are found the machine will go through a five minute automatic test cycle. To stop the test, just press stop/cancel. Check your owners manual and see how long the board is warranteed. Catriver

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My suggestion is to sue Sears and let the media know!

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