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Maytag Bravos VMW model top-load washer error codes

These error code explanations can help you troubleshoot a problem with your Maytag Bravos VMW top-load washer. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for washing machines, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your washer.

On models without a digital display, the fault code is signaled by blinking status lights. Refer to this video to decipher the error code.

Error Code
DIY advice
Lid Lock LED flashing

Indicates the control recorded one of the error codes shown below


Refer to the tech sheet (stored in the console) to enter the diagnostic test mode and recover the saved error code.

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Possible parts
F0 E2

Excessive suds

F0 E4

High water temperature in the rinse cycle

F0 E5

Unbalanced load

F1 E1

Main electronic control board failure

F1 E2

Motor control error on main electronic control board failure

F2 E1

Stuck key

F2 E3

Mismatch of main electronic control board and user lnterface control

F3 E1

Water level pressure sensor fault

F3 E2

Inlet water temperature fault

F5 E1

Lid switch fault

F5 E2

Lid lock fault

F5 E3

Lid unlock fault

F5 E4

Lid not opened between cycles

F7 E1

Basket speed sensor fault

F7 E5

Shifter assembly fault

F7 E6

Motor fault

F7 E7

Motor is unable to reach target RPM

F8 E1

Not filling or long fill time

F8 E3

Overflow condition

F8 E5

Hot and cold fill hoses are reversed

F9 E1

Long drain time

Wash LED on

No fill or long fill

Spin LED on

Long drain time