F5E1 Error

Whirlpool Washer F5E1 Error

Troubleshooting and Repair - F5E1 Error Code - WFW75HEFW

The Whirlpool washer F5E1 error code is a door switch error. When the door switch is open while the door is locked for longer than 5 seconds the main control will shut the machine off and report this error.

Things to check:

• Check for loose connections on the wiring from the door lock switch assembly to the ACU ( main control board). Make sure all connectors are seated properly.

• Be sure you do not have the washer overloaded and that the load is inside the washer drum and is not blocking or putting pressure on the washer door.

• If all the above looks good unplug the washer for a few minutes and restore power, if after restoring power the F5E1 error persists replace the door lock assembly.

The door lock assembly can be purchased from the link below:


This Whirlpool Washer F5E1 error troubleshooting and repair information applies to model WFW75HEFW and all the models listed under the related models section below.

Whirlpool  Washer WFW75HEFW
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