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what does f-1 mean and how to I get rid of it. maytag washer

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what does f-1 mean and how to I get rid of it. maytag washer series 2000
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Alan replied 1 year ago.
My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be helping you today. Can you get me the complete model number off of the machine please?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
does this number sound right? (NNN) NNN-NNNN4619(NNN) NNN-NNNN3
Expert:  Alan replied 1 year ago.
No, it should start with 2 or 3 letters followed by 3 or 4 numbers and more letters. Is this a front load or top load washer?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
front load
where should I find the number? I can't find the paperwork
Expert:  Alan replied 1 year ago.
If you open the door it should be around the opening of the washer, or on the back of the machine. Also get the serial number too.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
MHWE2014WOO
serial
HL21088233
Expert:  Alan replied 1 year ago.
3 questions.
1. Could the 4 in your model number be a Y?
2. There should be something else after the F1 code, such as an E1 or E2.
3. At what point in the cycle do you get the error code?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
yes, it is a Y
nothing after the code

towards the end - halfway through rinse cycle
Expert:  Alan replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the information. An F1 code indicates a bad control board. Below is a link for the board if you want to purchase one. They have a 365 day return policy no matter if you install it or not.
Control board.Thank you for allowing me to assist you! I am happy to answer any follow up questions you may have at no additional charge. I appreciate your positive feedback rating!
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