Whirlpool Cabrio Washer Error Codes

Whirlpool washers, like the technique of other brands, being regular used, could suddenly fail. Next, we want to present you the approximate list of errors and common breakdowns, which are typical for the Whirlpool Сabrio washing machines.

Whirlpool Cabrio washers perfectly cope with self-diagnosis and signals about the identified errors displaying them on a screen. Knowledge of the error code significantly simplifies the finding of a malfunction and helps you to decide on further actions.

You can find the error codes in instructions. However, there are situations when the device simply refuses to turn on, then no codes will prompt us about further actions. First of all, it is necessary to understand the reason of a failure. Analyze the malfunction and decide whether you can handle it by yourself or you need to ask a specialist to help you.

Whirlpool Cabrio W10240440C Washer Error Codes

Error Codes/MeaningSolution

“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 PAUSE/CANCEL to clear display.
Is the drain hose installed properly?

“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 PAUSE/CANCEL 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.

“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 PAUSE/CANCEL 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 PAUSE/CANCEL once to clear the code.

“F##” code
Press PAUSE/CANCEL once to clear code. Press START. If code appears again, call for service.

Whirlpool CABRIO W10373816B Washer Error Codes

CodesCauseSolutions
oL (overloaded) appears in displayLoad too large.If an overload is detected, the washer will drain any water and detergent in the washer. Remove several items and add HE detergent. Close lid and press START/PAUSE.
uL (unbalanced load) appears in displayLoad not balanced. The washer is running a load-balance correction routine.Allow the machine to continue. If the dial is flashing and the machine has stopped, redistribute the load, close the lid, and press START/PAUSE.
LF (too long to fill) appears in displayWasher taking too long to fill. Drain extends more than 4.5" (114 mm) into standpipe.Check plumbing for correct drain hose installation. Use drain hose form and attach securely to drainpipe or tub. Do not tape over drain opening. See “Installation Instructions”.
Ld (too long to drain water) appears in displayWasher taking too long to drain water. Drain extends more than 4.5" (114 mm) into standpipe.Check plumbing for correct drain hose installation. Use drain hose form and attach securely to drainpipe or tub. Do not tape over drain opening.
Lower drain hose if the end is higher than 96" (2.4 m) above the floor. Remove any clogs from drain hose. See “Installation Instructions”.
HC (Hot and Cold hoses reversed) appears in displayHot and cold inlet hoses have been installed incorrectly.This code will appear at the end of the wash cycle to indicate that cold water hose is connected to the hot water inlet and hot water hose is connected to the cold water inlet.
Sd (Excess suds) appears in displayExcessive suds in washer. Washer is running a suds reduction routine.Allow the washer to continue. Use only HE detergent. Always measure detergent, and base detergent quantity on load size. Follow detergent manufacturer’s instructions. If the dial is flashing, reselect your desired cycle using a cold wash temperature, and press START/PAUSE. Do not add detergent.
dL (Lid cannot lock) appears in displayAn item in the load may be keeping the lid from locking.Check for items directly under the lid.
lid (Lid opened) appears in displayWasher lid left open.Close the lid to clear the display. If the lid is left open for more than 10 minutes, the cycle will reset and water in the washer will drain.
dU (Lid cannot unlock) appears in displayObjects on washer lid prevent it from unlocking.Remove objects, such as a basket of laundry, from the top of the washer.
F## code (F-type error code) appears ^in displaySystem error code.Press START/PAUSE once to clear the code. Then press START/PAUSE again to restart washer. If code appears again, call for service.

Whirlpool Cabrio WED7300X Washer Error Codes

CodesCauseSolutions
“LF” (F8E1) (too long to fill) appears in displayWasher taking too long to fill. Drain extends more than 4.5" (114 mm) into standpipe.Check plumbing for correct drain hose installation. Use drain hose form and attach securely to drainpipe or tub. Do not tape over drain opening. See Installation Instructions.
F#E# code (F-type error code) appears in displaySystem error code.Touch POWER to clear the code and exit cycle. Then touch POWER, select cycle, and then touch and hold START/PAUSE to start washer. If code appears again, call for service.
F1E1 ACU (Appliance control fault)Internal ACU failure.Call for service.
F2E3 UI/ACU mismatchACU/UI initialization error.Call for service.
F3E1 Water level sensing failurePressure sensor on ACU failure.Call for service.
F5E2 Lid lock will not lock is lid lock failureAn item in the load may be keeping the lid from locking.Check for items directly under the lid.
F5E3 Lid cannot unlockObjects on washer lid prevent it from unlocking.Remove objects, such as baskets of laundry, from top of washer.
F6E2 or F6E3 Communication Error: Ul cannot communicateACU or Ul synchronization error.Remove power from the washer. Let washer set for 5 minutes for the washer to completely power down. Apply power to washer and check for error codes. If the error code persists call for service.
F8E6 (Lid opened) appears in displayWasher lid left open.Close the lid and touch Power to clear the display. If the lid is left open for more than 10 minutes, the cycle will reset and water in the washer will drain.
“dm” “dr” (F9E1) (drain pump system problem - long drain) appears in displayWasher taking too long to drain water. Drain extends more than 4.5" (114 mm) into standpipe.Check plumbing for correct drain hose installation. Use drain hose form and attach securely to drainpipe or tub. Do not tape over drain opening.
Lower drain hose if the end is higher than 96" (2.4 m) above the floor. Remove any clogs from drain hose. See Installation Instructions.

Whirlpool Cabrio WTW6400S Washer Error Codes

DISPLAY (Saved Code)EXPLANATION AND RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE
Long Fill
error_codes (1)
(F30)
LF flashes when the water level does not change for a period of time after the valves are turned on OR water has disengaged the basket but control does not detect a water level change.
• Is water supply connected and turned on?
• Are hose screens plugged?
• Is water entering the tub? If so check pressure hose connection to machine/motor control.
• See TEST #2.
Long Drain
error_codes (2)
(F32)
Ld flashes when the water level does not change after the drain pump is on.
• Is the drain hose or the drain pump dogged?
• Is the drain hose height greater than 96" ?
• Is the pump running? If not. see TEST #7.
Unbalanced Load
error_codes (3)
(none)
uL is displayed when the machine/motor control detects an off-balance load, and is steady on while the washer runs a mini-cycle to rebalance the load.
• Display clears if mini-cycle successfully rebalanced the load.
• If the mini-cycle is unsuccessful. uL will flash until the door lid is opened, allowing the customer to view and redistribute the load.
Overloaded
error_codes (4)
(F70)
oL flashes when the machine/motor control deteds a load size that exceeds the washer's capadty. • Open the door lid to clear display, remove excess laundry, then restart the cycle.
Suds Detection
error_codes (5)
(F71)
Sd is displayed when the machine/motor control, by analyzing drag on the basket, detects a suds-lock condition, and is steady on while the control then runs a mini-clean out cycle. If the clean out cycle is unable to corred the over-sudsing problem, the cycle ends and Sd flashes in the display. This may signify:
• Excessive detergent usage.
• Basket cannot engage during drain step.
• Mechanical friction on drive mechanism, not allowing basket to engage.
Open/Close Door Lid
error_codes (6)
(F81)
Lid flashes when the following conditions occur:
• User presses START with lid open.
• User presses START after 2 consecutive machine cycles without opening lid.
• The machine/motor control cannot detect the lid switch opening and dosing properly. See TEST #8.
Pump Out (lid opened)
error_codes (7)
(none)
Po flashes when drain pump begins pumping out water from tub upon activation by the door lid having been left open for more than 10 minutes.
• Close door lid to stop drain pump.
Hot, Cold Reversed
error_codes (8)
(none)
HC flashes when the hot and cold inlet hoses are reversed.
• Make sure inlet hoses are connected correctly.
Door Lock Failure
error_codes (9)
(F80, 82. 84.85)
dL flashes if the following conditions occur
• Door lid is not closed completely due to interference.
• Wash media buildup is preventing the lock bolt from extending.
• Machine/motor control deteds open door lid switch when attempting to lock.
• Machine/motor control cannot determine if door lid is in a locked state.
Door Unlock Failure
error_codes (10)
(F83)
dU flashes if the following conditions occur:
• Excessive force on door lid is preventing lock bolt from retracting.
• Wash media buildup is preventing lock bolt from retrading.
• Machine/motor control cannot determine if door lid is in an unlocked state. See TEST #8.
Primary Control Failure
error_codes (11)
(F60-68)
F then 1 flashes when there is a primary control failure. Replace the machine control assembly. See Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies.
Keypad/User Interface Failure
error_codes (12)
(F2)
F then 2 flashes when in:
• Diagnostics Test mode if a stuck key is detected.
• Standby mode if there is a user interface mismatch. See TEST #4.
ATC Thermistor Open/Short
error_codes (13)
(F40)
F then 40 flashes when the ATC Thermistor is detected to be open or shorted. See TEST #5.
Motor RPS Thermistor Open/Short
error_codes (14)
(F41)
F then 41 flashes when the motor rotor position sensor (RPS) thermistor is detected to be open or shorted. See TEST #3.
NOTE: This error code is only displayed when viewing saved fault codes. See Diagnostic Test for accessing saved fault codes.
Heater Thermistor Open/Short (Not Used)
error_codes (15)
(F42)
F then 42 flashes when the heater thermistor is open or shorted.
Motor Stalled
error_codes (16)
(F50)
F then 50 flashes when the motor rotor position sensor (RPS) senses no rotation.
• Does basket turn freely? If not, make sure bottom shipping pack has been removed. Remove basket and look for foreign object. Determine cause of friction.
• If basket turns freely, see TEST #3.
Motor RPS Failure
error_codes (17)
(F51)
F then 51 flashes when there is a motor rotor position sensor (RPS) failure. See TEST #3.
Motor Stop Failure
error_codes (18)
(F52)
F then 52 flashes when the motor rotor position sensor (RPS) senses rotation after stop command. See TEST #3.
Motor Control Overtemp
error_codes (19)
(F53)
F then 53 flashes when the machine/motor control detects high temperature for the motor module.
• Does basket turn freely? If not, determine cause of friction.
• If basket turns freely, see TEST #3.
Motor Control Overcurrent
error_codes (20)
(F54)
F then 54 flashes when the machine/motor control detects high current for the motor module.
• Does basket turn freely? If not, determine cause of friction.
• If basket turns freely, see TEST #3.
Basket Re-engagement Failure
error_codes (21)
(F72)
F then 72 flashes when the basket check routine fails to determine if the basket is re-engaged after being disengaged.
• Is the basket floating? If yes, pump out water. See Long Drain.
• Does basket turn freely? If not, determine cause of friction.