F01 Error

Whirlpool Duet Dryer F01 Error

Troubleshooting and Repair - F01 Error Code - WED8300SW0

The F01 error code means the primary control unit in the dryer has failed and will have to be replaced. The control that needs replacing is the electronic control board not the user interface and/or control panel.

This Whirlpool Duet Dryer F01 error troubleshooting and repair information applies to model WED8300SW0 and all the models listed under the related models section below.

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Whirlpool Duet Dryer WED8300SW0
Questions For Error Code F01

F1 error code

I changed the main board out with a new board and still getting the F 1 code. I checked the thermal fuse and it had continuity using a meter. What else might it be? I was first getting the f70 code and I cleaned it out as it was very dirty with lint. That's when I started getting the f1 code. wed9200sq0 is the model. Thanks foer any help you might be able to supply. Vaughn McCamy

Hello Vaughn,

In some rare cases a bad outlet thermistor can cause the F1 error code, follow the instructions at the link below and replace the thermistor if that does not fix the issue the dryer has a wiring problem in the wiring harness somewhere which in many cases takes a very seasoned tech to trace down and pinpoint. The thermistor part number listed in the directions below is the correct part for the model number you gave. I verified it.

Click here for instructions to replace the thermistor

I just wanted to say thanks for saving me a pile of cash!

I was about to order and replace the control board because of the F01 error code when I came across this website and found that it could also possibly be the thermal fuse. So I checked it and sure enough that was the problem. Guess I was lucky. Thank you!

Glad you got it fixed.

Can the F01 error be caused by anything other than the control board?

I took the board out and looked it over and I do not see any burned spots on the board, it looks good. I just want to make sure it can only be the board before I order one. Thanks.

First just because the board does not have any bad spots on it does not mean it's ok. Having said that in some cases the error can be caused by a failed thermal fuse, so if you want to be certain it's the board make sure you check the thermal fuse with a meter, it's located on top of the blower wheel housing.

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Related Whirlpool Duet Dryer Models
This F01 error code also applies to the following models
WED8300SW0
WED8500SR0
WED8300SW2
WGD8500SR0
7MWGD8300SW0
7MWGD8300SW1
7MWGD8500SR2
WED8300SB2
WGD8300SB2
WGD8300SW2
WGD8500SR1
YWED8300SB2
YWED8300SW0
YWED8300SW2
YWED8500SR0