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Whirlpool Duet Washer Error Codes
« on: September 13, 2008, 10:38:25 PM »
                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                       
Failure
                       Code
                       
                       
Condition
                       
Check/Repair
                       
F/H
                       
                       

No water detected entering machine or Pressure switch trip not detected.
                       
                       If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed.

                       

Or

                       

If the control has turned the water valves on and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off and the error code will flash.

                       

 

                       
Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display.                        
                               
  • If there is no water in the unit:
                               1. Make sure that both valves at the water source(s) are turned on all the way.
                               2. Check for plugged or kinked inlet hoses or plugged screens in the inlet valves
                               3. Verify inlet valve operation
  •                            
  • If there is water in the unit:
                               1. Verify Drain pump operation
                               2. Pressure Switch Hose is in good condition and properly connected to Tub and Pressure switch
  •                            
  • Verify there is not a siphon problem
  •                            
  • Verify wire harness connections to:Inlet Valves, Pressure Switch, Drain Pump, Flow Meter, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Check all hoses for possible leaks
  •                            
  • Verify pressure switch operation
                               
  •                            
  • Verify flow meter operation
  •                            
  • Verify CCU operati
  •                        
                       
                       
F/02
                       
                       

Long Drain

                       

If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes, the water valves are turned off and "F/02" is flashed.

                       

NOTE: After 4 minutes the "Sud" error will be displayed, then 4 minutes later the F02 error code will be displayed.

                       

 

                       
Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display.                        
                               
  • Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
  •                            
  • Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running.
  •                            
  • Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects.
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  • If the above does not correct the problem, replace the pump.
  •                        
                       
                       
F/05
                       
                       

Water Temperature Sensor Error

                       

If during the water heating step in wash cycle, the water temperature sensor (NTC) value is out of range, or the heating element circuit has failed, the "F/05" error code will be displayed.

                       
                       
                               
  • Check the Water Temperature Sensor, Heating Element and Element Relay
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  • Check connections to the Sensor, Heating Element and Relay
  •                        
                       
                       
F/06
                       
                       

Drive Motor Tachometer Error

                       

The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.

                       
                       
                               
  • Check wire harness connections between the Drive Motor/Tachometer and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Check the Drive Motor
  •                            
  • Check the MCU
  •                            
  • Check the Wire Harness
  •                        
                       
                       
F/07
                       
                       

Motor Control Unit Error

                       

The Central Control Unit has detected a short in the motor control unit. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.

                       
                       
                               
  • Check wire harness connections between the Drive Motor and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Check the MCU
  •                            
  • Check the Drive Motor
  •                            
  • Check the Wire Harness
  •                        
                       
                       
F/09
                       
                       

Overflow Condition

                       

If the Overflow contact on the pressure switch is Closed for more than 60 seconds and Overflow condition will occur. In an Overflow condition, the Door will remain locked, and the Drain Pump will run constantly, even if PAUSE/CANCEL is pressed twice and the Display is cleared. Unplug the unit to service.

                       
                       
                               
  • Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or inked.
  •                            
  • Check Wire Harness connectors to the Drain Pump, Pressure Switch, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Check/Clean Drain Pump Filter of foreign objects
  •                            
  • Check for Drain Pump Failure
  •                            
  • Check the Inlet Valve for proper shut off
  •                            
  • Check the Pressure switch for proper operation
  •                        
                       
                       
F/10
                       
                       

Motor Control Unit (MCU) Heat Sink Thermal Trip

                       

If the thermal protector on the MCU heat sink gets too hot, it will open the thermal protector on the heat sink which will stop motor functions and an "F/10" will be displayed.

                       
                       
                               
  • Check for Proper Installation, verify the unit is not located near a source of heat and has proper ventilation.
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  • Check Wire Harness connectors to the MCU, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Check the Drive system for any worn or failed components
  •                            
  • Check MCU
  •                            
  • Check Motor
  •                        
                       
                       
F/11
                       
                       

Serial Communication Error

                       

Communication between the Central Control Unit (CCU) and the Motor Control Unit (MCU) cannot be sent correctly.

                       
                       
                               
  • 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
  •                        
                       
                       
F/13
                       
                       

Dispenser Circuit Error

                       

If the dispenser motor is not able to be driven to it's proper position.

                       
                       
                               
  • Check mechanical linkage from dispenser motor to the top of the dispenser.
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  • Check Wire Harness connections to the dispenser motor and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Check Dispenser Motor
  •                        
                       
                       
F/14
                       
                       

EEPROM Error

                       

The Central Control Unit (CCU) receives it's data from an EEPROM on board the CCU. If there is an error reading this data, it will cause this error.

                       
                       
                               
  • A power glitch may cause this error. Try unplugging the Unit for two minutes to see if that fixes the error.
  •                            
  • Check CCU
  •                        
                       
F/15                        

Motor Control Unit (MCU) Error

                       

If the MCU detects multiple resets or errors during a wash cycle, it will go into this error mode.

                       
                       
                               
  • Check Wire Harness connectors to the MCU, the motor, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Check Drive belt
  •                            
  • Check MCU
  •                            
  • Check Motor
  •                            
  • Check Wire Harness
  •                        
                       
Sud                        

SUDS LOCK (Overdose of Detergent detected during the Wash Cycle)

                       

The motor control unit senses a suds lock condition by analyzing the current draw on the drive motor. If "Sud" is displayed a potential suds lock is detected. This may signify a bad pump, an extra heavy load, excessive detergent, or excessive suds.

                       
                       
                               
  • If too much detergent was used, run the unit through a Rinse/Spin cycle, then a Normal cycle, without adding any detergent. This should clear the unit of the excess detergent.
  •                            
  • Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
  •                            
  • Check Wire Harness connectors to the Drain Pump, Pressure Switch, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Check/Clean Drain Pump Filter of foreign objects
  •                            
  • Check Drain Pump
  •                            
  • Check Pressure Switch
  •                            
  • Check CCU
  •                        
                       
F/dL                        

Door Lock Error

                       

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

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

Door Unlock Error

                       

A Door Unlock Error occurs if the door cannot be unlocked. It will try to unlock the door 6 times before displaying the error.

                       
                       
                               
  • Door Lock Mechanism broken.
  •                            
  • Check Door Lock/Switch Assembly for foreign objects
  •                            
  • Check Wire Harness connections to the Door Lock/Switch Assembly and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  •                            
  • Door Lock/Switch Assembly Failure
  •                        
                       
           
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