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I have a kenmore front loading washng machine that registers

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I have a kenmore front loading washng machine that registers a "F28" code and stops spinning.
Steve in Sag Harbor


The communication between the Central Control Unit (CCU) and the

Motor Control Unit (MCU) cannot be sent correctly.

Possible Causes/Procedure

Unplug washer or disconnect power.

Check wire harness connections to the MCU, the motor, and Central

Control Unit (CCU).

Check connections of the CCU board within the housing.

Make sure all grounding switches are engaged.

Check the drive system for any worn or failed components.

Plug in washer or reconnect power.

Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

Check the MCU by looking for operations of the drive motor.

Check the drive motor for powered rotations.

Check that the serial harness at the MCU is not mounted upside

down. The wires should be to the left when facing the MCU


Check doors witch system. (See checklist of F26 and F29). The

doorswitch may cause an interference for the powersupply of the


click here for all the diagrams to help you locate the parts,!retrieve.pd?modelNumber=110.47532601&pathTaken=partSearch for testing, thanks Bryan

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
How do I access the wire harness? Is acess at the top of the machine? Is the grounding switch the one that trips when you remove the bottom panel near the pump?
yes, remove the top and the controls are there. as far as the switch I believe so.
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