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F5 E3 Error code for top load washers


Possible Solutions

Did you receive a F5 E3 lid unlock alert?

The F5 E3 alert indicates there is issue with the lid lock.

Do not force the lid open, as permanent damage could occur. Remove any objects from the lid and clear any obstructions.

Touch POWER to exit cycle, then touch POWER again to release lid.

If this is unsuccessful, reboot the machine by unplugging the washer and wait two minutes before plugging the machine back in. 

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