What does F31 mean on whirlpool washer? It means there is a Motor Control Unit (MCU) failure. If the heatsink on the motor control unit keep overheating the main control will report the error. To fix the whirlpool washer f31 error follow the steps listed below.
Unplug the washer or kill power to it at the breaker / fuse panel.
Check the wiring and connections at the Central Control Unit (CCU) and the Motor Control Unit (MCU).
If the connections look ok and all the plugs are seated properly at the board replace the MCU.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER F31 ERROR MOTOR CONTROL BOARD REPLACEMENT
The replacement part number for the motor control board is 8540135 or Substitution: W10197864 and can be ordered on Amazon at the link below.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER MOTOR CONTROL BOARD REPLACEMENT VIDEO
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This whirlpool washing machine error f31 repair information applies to all the models listed below in the tags section and many more.