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Randy, Home Appliance Technician
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Experience:  25 years of overall experience: Owner and technician of own appliance repair business.
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My Kenmore Elite Oasis HE stopped in midcycle. First it had

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My Kenmore Elite Oasis HE stopped in midcycle. First it had the UL code, then went to
F 51. What do I do?
Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I am here to assist you. Okay do you happen to have the model number of the washer?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Is it one of these?

The error code F51 indicates an issue with the RPS sensor in the motor. It has been a source of trouble for the Cabrio, Bravos and Oasis machines. There has been a kit developed for the F51 trouble and comes with complete installation instructions, including pictures. It is available at the link below.



I am also sending you a link to the diagrams for your washer. If you look at the diagram for the diagram with the tub, the sensor is #20 on the diagram. I am here for further assistance and thank you for your time and patience, Randy.



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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Sorry, I had the repairman come out to replace the kit, and that was not the problem. It was a washrag which had 'jumped' the side of the tub, prohibiting free movement of the tub and setting off the F 51 code. He said that is a common problem. Sorry, but you blue it and cost me $58 dollars for nothing. Not 'smiley face'!
Sorry, I just looked at what I asked you and I thought I ask if the tub turned freely by hand but I see I didn't. If I had ask that question you probably would have said no and then we would have gone with something stuck under the tub. Great job on your part and again I am sorry.