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I have a cabrio washer witwhat can I do?
h the problem of not spinning to finish the load and showing the code LF.
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Customer: I put in a load and it does not complete the rinse spin process. It shows the code LF what does that mean?
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 months ago.

Hello, and thank you for using this service. I'll be helping you with your problem today.

LF means "long fill" or in other words the washer is not filling up as fast as it should be in the allotted amount of time given. Start by removing the washer fill hoses; both the cold and the hot water hoses. Check for proper water pressure from the house. To do so, turn the water on and put the hose inside the washer or a bucket.

If water pressure is good, check the water valve inlet screens. Most residential washing machines have inlet screens. The screens prevent minerals from clogging the solenoid. With the hoses removed, you can visually inspect the water inlet screens. If the water valve screens are clear the inlet valve with the screens itself will need to be replaced.

One last thing to check is the fill hoses. These Cabrio washers call for a lot of water quickly, so if you have stainless steel braided flood-safe hoses, they will trip for no reason at all. Replace these flood safe hoses with more traditional hoses. If the hoses are good and you haven't found anything slowing down the flow of the water, your electronic inlet water valve is just faulty on the back of your washer and will need to be replaced because it's just not allowing water flow into the washer correctly.

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