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HE4T displays code "F" "H", stops part way through wash cycle

We have an HE4T smartwash quiet pack 9, mod# 110.45081. It will go part way through the wash cycle and stop, then displays an "F" "H" code. I have checked all the water intake hoses and screens, and the drain trap and drain hose. No kinked hoses and all screens are clean. It fills with water and drains properly. Any ideas???

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"FH" is a No Water Detect error. It is an indication that you either have no water coming into the washer, or very little water at all. The following link explains how to troubleshoot:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3608753-fh_error_code


This is one of those error codes that can be tricky to troubleshoot due to the many potential causes of the problem. My adivce to you is to eliminate the easy common sense items first, such as making sure the water taps are turned on sufficiently, the inlet hoses aren not kinked, the water inlet valve is not clogged, you don't have a siphoning issue, and/or the drain pump is working.

For the more complicated potential causes, each one of these washers comes with a technical data sheet inside.

To access, you will need to remove the lower toe panel under the door. The access screws are located under the bottom front edge of the panel. You may have to prop the two front feet of the washer up for better access ( a 2x4 works well for this). With the screws removed, the panel should drop down, then come off. If the tech sheet isn't directly behind the panel, it will be affixed to one of the interior cabinet walls.

The tech sheet lists all error code definitions, troubleshooting data, diagnostics procedures and wiring diagrams. I mention the tech sheet because you may need it to troubleshoot this error code.

Read through the information provided and let me know if you have any further questions. I hope this can help you.

NOTE: If you have already verified the sediment screens at the inlet valve are clear, the drain pump is not clogged and all the hoses are clear and not kinked, you've narrowed it down to either a siphoning issue, pressure switch problem or a flowmeter.

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