F/DL means the door lock. If you take the bottom panel off (there are 3 screws), you can reach up and pull down on a lever to release the lock. Next you need to take off the top of the washer (there are 3 screw on the back). ONce you have the panel removed, you can see the wires and where they plug in at the back right area. If you just jiggle them, you can get it to work again. I am doing this right now until I can get a new computer. My neighbor has a front loading washer of a different brand and experienced the same problem I am having now. She is the one who told me how to fix it.
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Hi. Without model # I can't be certain but, (UNPLUG machine) if you remove the panel under the door and reach up along the right side of the tub, you can feel a little lever with a lood on it to unlock the door so that you can atleast get your close out. It sounds like the door switch has gone bad. I hope this helps. Please let me know.
unplug machine for 2 minutes this will reset the computer if problem continues look behind bottom front cover and there is a tech sheet that will tell you what the f code is the DL code is bad door lock assembly. it could be the main control (mother board throwing you these codes) Ive seen this happen before
I have an H3 washing machine and the rubber bellow lip that seals the front door from leaking has torn causing water to leak out. Can this bellow be repaired or easily removed and replaced without calling a service repairman.
My husband and I had this same problem, but after visiting this website and reading through some of th posted solutions, we were able to fix our problem. Our 3-year-old Kenmore Elite H3 would not start on any cycle. It kept flashing the error code "dL/F", which we found out means "door lock failure." Taking advice, we unplugged our machine, removed the top panel, and rechecked the wiring. It worked! We think the wiring may have become loosened over time due to the jiggling vibration of our machine. Hope this helps you!