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Affinity front load washer. Washer quit in middle of the wash cycle a few times. Next time the washer worked fine. Yesterday quit again before finished. Now it won't even start. Washer will take the wash setting and even lock door but won't actually start. E56 code with is a high current to motor error.
JA: What's the make and model of your washing machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 7 years approx.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yep
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I have replaced the board once. And door lock plastic parts in the past. Other than that was running fine.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Appliance
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Typically when that code happens it is a bad MCU board AKA the "speed control board" that is bad and burned out. You should check the motor for any signs of water as I have seen water leak on the motor causing a MCU to burn out as it was shorting the motor, but normally this is just a bad MCU board on the unit.

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