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Product Help | Whirlpool

Won't Start - Has Power - Washer

Possible Solutions

Is the control locked?

If the control lock feature is activated the control lock light will be on. The controls will not respond to any touch commands.

Is the lid locked?

The lid must be completely closed and latched for the washer to operate.  

 CLICK HERE for more information on the lid locking

Are you firmly pressing the Start button?

You may need to press and hold the start button for up to 3 seconds to engage the cycle.

Is the lid completely latched?

The lid must be completely closed and latched for the washer to operate.  

CLICK HERE for more information regarding the lid locking

Did you receive an "LF"  or "F8E1" Error Code?

The "LF" (long fill) code means the washer is taking too long to fill or the washer is filling and draining.

The F8E1 Error code also may indicate there is some problem with the water supply going to the washer. Please make sure that both inlet hoses are connected and both hot and cold water supplies are turned on.

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