Kenmore Washer Error Codes

The Kenmore company has been producing household appliances for 90 years. Its goods are well-known in the USA and outside the country. Washers have proven themselves as a quality, multifunctional and durable equipment. But even the most reliable technique could break down. This always happens unexpectedly and requires urgent action.

The table filled with the error codes of Kenmore washers is the first aid for your device. In most cases, you can fix the machine very quickly. It is necessary to know that the basic error codes are diagnosed in all washer`s models of the brand. But some codes are related to certain models, for example, Oasis.

Having found the displayed on the console code in the table below, you may determine the possible cause of failure and find out some information on solving the problem.

Kenmore Oasis HE 110.2706, Oasis HE 110.2707, Oasis HE 110.2708, Oasis HE 110.2709 Washer Error Codes

CODESSOLUTION
"LF" (Washer is taking too long to fill)Check the following:
Are the water inlet hoses kinked or clogged?
Are the water inlet valve screens clear?
Press STOP to clear display.
"Ld" (Washer is taking too long to drain water from the wash tub)Check the following:
Is the drain hose kinked or clogged?
Is the drain hose installed properly? See "Connect the Drain Hose."
Press STOP to clear display.
"uL" (Unbalanced Load)If the load is unbalanced, the washer will display this code while running an imbalanced load correction routine at the end of the wash cycle and before the final spin. If the code remains and the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, open lid and redistribute the load. Close lid and press START.
"oL" (Over Load)Is the washer overloaded? The washer has attempted to fill and begin the wash cycle. If the washer is overloaded, it will drain any water and detergent that was added during the fill. To correct the overload, remove several items and add detergent. Close lid and press START.
"Sd" (Suds Detected)Did you use regular detergent?
Regular or hand-washing detergents are not recommended for this washer. Use only High Efficiency ("HE") detergent.
Did you add too much detergent?
Always measure detergent. Follow detergent manufacturer's directions.
If excessive suds are detected, the washer will display this code while running a suds reduction correction routine at the end of the wash cycle. The suds reduction routine removes extra suds and assures proper rinsing of your garments. If the code remains and the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, re-select your desired cycle using cold water. Press START. Do not add detergent.
"lid" (Lid Opened)This code will appear at the end of the wash cycle to indicate that the cold and hot water inlet hoses are switched. See "Connect the Inlet Hoses."
"dL" (Door/Lid cannot lock)Indicates lid is not locked. Check for items caught in the lid keeping it from closing. Press STOP once to clear the code.
"dU" (Door/Lid cannot unlock)Is there excessive weight on the lid, such as a basket of laundry? Excessive weight will keep the lid from unlocking. Press STOP once to clear the code.
"F##" codePress STOP once to clear code. Press START. If code appears again, call for service.

Kenmore OASIS 110.2807, OASIS 110.2806 Washer Error Codes

CODESSOLUTION
"LF" (Washer is taking too long to fill)Check the following:
Are the water inlet hoses kinked or clogged?
Are the water inlet valve screens clear?
Is the drain hose installed properly? See "Connect the Drain Hose."
Press STOP to clear display.
"Ld" (Washer is taking too long to drain water from the wash tub)Check the following:
Is the drain hose kinked or clogged?
Is the drain hose installed properly? See "Connect the Drain Hose." Press STOP to clear display.
"uL" (Unbalanced Load)If the load is unbalanced, the washer will display this code while running an imbalanced load correction routine at the end of the wash cycle and before the final spin. If the code remains and the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, open lid and redistribute the load. Close lid and press START.
NOTE: For best performance, load garments in loose heaps evenly around the basket wall. Do not load above the stainless steel portion of the basket.
"oL" (Over Load)Is the washer overloaded? The washer has attempted to fill and begin the wash cycle. If the washer is overloaded, it will drain any water and detergent that was added during the fill. To correct the overload, remove several items and add detergent. Close lid and press START
"Sd" (Suds Detected)Did you use regular detergent?
Regular or hand-washing detergents re not recommended for this washer. Use only High Efficiency ("HE") etergent.
Did you add too much detergent?
Always measure detergent. Follow detergent manufacturer's directions. Remember, concentrated detergents such as 2x or higher will use less detergent based on load size.
If excessive suds are detected, the washer will display this code while running a suds reduction correction routine at the end of the wash cycle. The suds reduction routine removes extra suds and assures proper rinsing of your garments. If the code remains and the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, re-select your desired cycle using cold water. Press START. Do not add detergent.
"lid" (Lid Opened)Is the lid open? Close the lid to clear the display. If the lid remains open for more than 10 minutes, water in the wash tub will drain.
"HC" (Cold and Hot hoses switched)This code will appear at the end of the wash cycle to indicate that the cold and hot water inlet hoses are switched. See "Connect the Inlet Hoses."
"dL" (Door/Lid cannot lock)Indicates lid is not locked. Check for items caught in the lid keeping it from closing. Press STOP once to clear the code.
"dU" (Boor/Lid cannot unlock)Is there excessive weight on the lid, such as a basket of laundry? Excessive weight will keep the lid from unlocking. Press STOP once to clear the code.
"F##" codePress STOP once to clear code. Press START. If code appears again, call for service.

Kenmore 110.4646, 110.4647 Washer Error Codes

When all cycle indicator lights are blinking, see which status light  is also illuminated and then check the list below for potential  problem and troubleshooting checks, An error code may be  shown in the Estimated Time Remaining display (on some  models)

CODESSOLUTION
"Rinse" and "Clothes Clean" Status Light illuminated or "F20" on display (on some models) (Water Inlet Problem ─ no water or insufficient water supply)Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
Check the following:
Are water faucets completely turned on?
Are screens at inlet hose connection to washer clogged? Are water inlet hoses kinked?
Are water inlet hoses frozen?
Plug in washer or reconnect power, Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains, call for service.
"Add a Garment," "Rinse" and "Clothes Clean" Status Lights illuminated or "F21" on display (on some models) (Drain Problem)Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
Check the following:
Is the drain hose kinked?
Is the drain hose frozen?
Is the drain hose clogged?
Is the drain hose more than 96" (2.4 m) above the floor?
Any other Status light combination (Electrical Problem)
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Select DRAIN & SPIN if there is excessive water in the washer.
Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains, call for service.

Kenmore Automatic Washers with Calypso Error Codes

If any of these codes continue to occur, call for service. Washer displaying code messages.

CODESSOLUTION
"PF" (Power Failure) flashesWas the washing cycle interrupted by a power failure? Press START to continue the cycle from the moment that power was lost, - OR - Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display and completely cancel the cycle.
"FL" (Over Fill} flashesWas the washing cycle interrupted by a power failure? Press START to continue the cycle from the moment that power was lost, - OR - Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display and completely cancel the cycle.
"Er" (Processor Reset Error)Cycle information was not stored during a power failure. Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
"LF" (Long Fill} flashesAre the water inlet hoses kinked or clogged? Are the water inlet valve screens clear? Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
"CE" (Communications Error) flashes - beeps oncePress STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
"Ld" (Long Drain) flashesIs the drain hose kinked or clogged? Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
"CA" or "CI" (Current Limit)Is the washer overloaded? Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
"Or" (Open Relay)Washer operation failure. Call for service
"Sr" (Stuck Relay)Washer operation failure. Call for service
"LS" (Lid Switch Error) flashesIs the washer lid open? Close the lid and press START to continue the cycle.
Is the lid closed? Open and close the lid. Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
"SU' (Suds Lock)Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. Drain/Spin load: restart cycle, De net add detergent. Use cold water
"dt" (Diagnostic Tests}For service diagnostics only. Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
"ob" (Off Balance)Is the load unbalanced? Redistribute the load. Close lid and press START.