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What does a F1 code mean when it appears on the digital display of the washing machine?

My washing macine, Whirlpool cabrio Moid.#WTW6200SW1 flashing an F1 code on the display almost every time I wash and I have to move the clothes around. What does that code mean. And am I setting the machine wrong?

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Joseph Perez
I understand how inconvenient it is to have a washer that is not working properly, and I know how high tech machines are now a day with all the extra buttons. While you are waiting on an expert answer, I did find a very useful link about another person that was having a similar problem, please keep in mind that the link is about a different model number than yours. I hope the link is useful.
by Joseph Perez Earned 33,531 community points in Washers
August 30th, 2010
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Mark T
The F1 fault code on this washer indicates that the water level pressure transducer signal is out of range. This can be caused by the pressure transducer air hose tubing being pinched or crimped. A failed pressure transducer on the machine control board can also cause it.

The first image below shows the method for accessing the pressure transducer tube that runs from the bottom of the washer tub to the machine control. I recommend checking this air hose for pinches, twists or crimps.

NOTE: Be sure to unplug the washer to disconnect electrical power before accessing internal components.

If you find no problems with the pressure transducer tube, then the machine control board will need to be replaced. The procedure for accessing and replacing the machine control board is shown in the second image below.

Make sure to unplug the washer before attempting any repair of the washer.

If you need more help with this washer, please submit additional details.

Here is a link to order any parts you need.

Sears Parts Direct


If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a Sears technician. Here is a link for the website:

Sears Home Services

by Mark T Earned 26,105 community points in Washers
August 31st, 2010
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