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Whirlpool Cabrio UL Error Fix

Does your Whirlpool Cabrio, Kenmore Oasis, or Maytag Bravo bang in spin cycle, or does it stop spinning all together and flash UL?  This is usually caused by the original suspension rods that came with your machine.  These rods tend to become faulty.  There is an easy/inexpensive fix for that.  Whirlpool made an improved suspension rod kit W10189077.  Here’s a video that will show you how to replace the suspension rods: Contents1 Places to buy Part W101890772 Find Your Part Number 365 Day Warranty3 Buy suspension rods with 365 day warranty Places to buy Part W10189077 Repair Clinic – 365

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Whirlpool Cabrio Error Codes

How this error code thing works Below is a list of error codes for the Whirlpool Cabrio along with with explanations and recommended procedures. Over time I will interject some commentaries to help you better pinpoint the possible cause(s) to your problem. I have so far written more in depth posts on the following Whirlpool Cabrio error codes:  F1 errorcode, Ul error code. This website exists because of support from readers like you.  If you purchase any Whirlpool Cabrio washer parts through my sponsors (Appliance Parts Pros orRepair Clinic both offer 365 day returns on all parts) via links on my website,

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Whirlpool Cabrio Bearing Repair with Video – Kit W10435302

If you are on this page you probably either suspect or know that the bearings are going out on your Whirlpool Cabrio, Maytag Bravo, or Kenmore Oasis.  To help you find the answer to questions that you may have about bearing repair to the model washers above either follow the table contents below, read the whole post in its entirety, or check out my FAQ on Whirlpool bearing repair here.  If you need to know the part number or where to purchase the bearing kit from click here. This website exists because of support from readers like you.  If you

Whirlpool Cabrio Error Codes

How this error code thing works

Below is a list of error codes for the Whirlpool Cabrio along with with explanations and recommended procedures. Over time I will interject some commentaries to help you better pinpoint the possible cause(s) to your problem. I have so far written more in depth posts on the following Whirlpool Cabrio error codes:  F1 errorcode, Ul error code.

This website exists because of support from readers like you.  If you purchase any Whirlpool Cabrio washer parts through my sponsors (Appliance Parts Pros orRepair Clinic both offer 365 day returns on all parts) via links on my website, as a way of saying thanks, I will send you a free Whirlpool Cabrio repair manual.  Click here for more info.  If you need help figuring out what’s wrong with your Cabrio washer, just ask.

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Display (saved code)Explanation and recommended procedure
Display (saved code)Explanation and recommended procedure

LF - (F30)

Long Fill

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 in manual

LD - (F32)

Long Drain

Ld flashes when the water level does not change after the drain pump is on.

  • Is the drain hose or the drain pump clogged?
  • Is the drain hose height greater than 96˝ ?
  • Is the pump running? If not, see TEST #7 in manual

UL - (none)

Unbalanced Load

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.
  • This is post will show you how to fix the UL error

OL - (F70)

Overloaded

oL flashes when the machine/motor control detects a load size that exceeds the washer’s capacity.

  • Open the door lid to clear display, remove excess laundry, then restart the cycle.

Sd - (F71)

Suds Detection

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 correct 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.

Lid (F81)

Open/Close Door Lid

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 closing properly.
  • See TEST #8.

Po (none)

Pump Out (lid opened)

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.

HC (none)

Hot, Cold Reversed

HC flashes when the hot and cold inlet hoses are reversed.

  • Make sure inlet hoses are connected correctly.

dl (F80, 82, 84, 85)

Door Lock Failure

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 detects open door lid switch when attempting to lock.
  • Machine/motor control cannot determine if door lid is in a locked state.
See TEST #8.

dU (F83)

Door Unlock Failure

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 retracting.
  • Machine/motor control cannot determine if door lid is in an unlocked state.
See this post for more info.

F1 (f60 - F68)

Primary Control Failure

F then 1 flashes when there is a primary control failure. Replace the machine control assembly.

See Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies.

F2 (F2)

Keypad/User Interface Failure

F then 2 flashes when in:
  • Diagnostics Test mode if a stuck key is detected.
  • Standby mode if there is a user interface mismatch.
  • DISPLAY

    (Saved Code) EXPLANATION AND RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE See TEST #4.

F40 (F40)

ATC Thermistor Open/Short

F then 40 flashes when the ATC Thermistor is detected to be open or shorted. See TEST #5.

F41 (F41)

Motor RPS Thermistor Open/Short

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.

F42 (F42)

Heater Thermistor Open/Short (Not Used)

F then 42 flashes when the heater thermistor is open or shorted.

F50 (f50)

Motor Stalled

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. Determine cause of friction.
  • If basket turns freely, see TEST #3.

F51 (F51)

Motor RPS Failure

F then 51 flashes when there is a motor rotor position sensor (RPS) failure. See TEST #3.

F52 (F52)

Motor Stop Failure

F then 52 flashes when the motor rotor position sensor (RPS) senses rotation after stop command. See TEST #3.

F53 (F53)

Motor Control Overtemp

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.

F54 (F54)

Motor Control Overcurrent

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.

F72 (F72)

Basket Re-engagement Failure

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.

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