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f8 is shown when the heater circuit is on with no water in.. it doesnt do it when you unplug the pressure switch because your disabling the heat protect circuit


F08 indicates pressure switch stuck on full.

Unplug the appliance from the wall socket.

Take the top off the machine.

Locate the pressure switch, you can identify it by the thin tube attached to it.

Take the tube off, blow down this tube as hard as you can to shift any blockage or restriction in the pressure chamber. Give the pressure switch a couple of good taps with the screwdriver handle.

Refit the tube and try the machine again.

If still doing it, unplug again and follow the tube down.

This end will be attached to the pressure chamber.

Take this chamber off and thoroughly clean it out, clean out the port into the tub too.

Reassemble and try again.

If after this it's still faulty you'll need to start replacing parts.

I'd suggest trying a new pressure switch first.

Failing this, if all of the above fails to resolve the problem you're possibly looking at a faulty main control board.

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Whirlpool Duet... | Answered 2 days ago

F09 is "overflow failure" - check drain pump, pressure switch, blocked drain.
FA is the emergency shutoff switch that detects when water is pooling underneath the machine.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 18, 2019

Reduce load size. Make sure machine and floor are level. Suspension rods may be worn.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 18, 2019

Let it run and see if it finishes. Get an appliance repair pro to look at it. if this is a new machine it will be warranty covered.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 18, 2019

small motor on the back of the switch is week or there is an obstruction on the switch dial if yours is digital the relay on the board id week usually the plastic relay casing is deformen slightly restricting the relay function tap it gently

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 17, 2019

Looks like it can’t drain the wash water. Unplug the machine.Check the pump for hair clips, coins etc. Try turning the fan at the back of the pump before opening it. You should be able to turn it easily. I presume you have the filter clear?

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 16, 2019

Very good machines, I have one!

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 16, 2019

It's a control module fault memory error.

If it's in warranty, call for service.

Else see the following link on resetting internal cabling.


Control boards are adsurd cost. I wish you good luck.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 13, 2019

I would have guessed your washer may have alot of dirt and dust inside if its got alot of usage. How old is it. How long has it been happening. If its new you may want to check the amps for the machine and then ask is the outlet rated for that amps. If its 20 amp machine and your outlet is 15 and the breaker is also 15amp its going to need a better wire upgrade.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 11, 2019

How to Repair the Water Pump on a Front Loading Whirlpool Washer
  1. Unplug your Whirlpool front-loading washer from the electrical outlet.
  2. Remove the three torx-head screws along the bottom, front panel of the Whirlpool washer. ...
  3. Twist the handle on the front of the pump to the left to release the cover. ...
  4. Reach inside the pump housing to clean any debris not caught by the filter cup.
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Baezjud-gyg

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 11, 2019

could be the rps sensor if you are tech minded check between tub top on frame of washer you should feel a plastic bag this has tech manual inside and will tell you what to do

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 10, 2019

  1. Unplug the washer for 1 minute from the electrical outlet.
  2. Plug the washer back in and lift and lower the lid 6 times (completely closed) within a 12 second period. You have 30 seconds to start lifting and lowering the lid from when you plugged it back in. ...
  3. The motor has now been reset and is ready for you to start a cycle.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 10, 2019

When the Whirlpool Cabrio displays an F1 error, this means the the control board is having difficulty communicating with the motor. To fix your F1 error, you can first try to unplug your washing machine for 15 minutes and then plug it back in. If this doesn't work, you will need to replace the control board

Whirlpool... | Answered on Jan 10, 2019

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