The whirlpool Cabrio dryer F01 error means the main control has an internal failure. This can happen at any time when a component on the control board has failed but most commonly this happens when your home has a power surge and shorts the main control board. What does f1 mean on my whirlpool dryer? The F1 error on the cabrio dryer is the same as the F01 Error.
First thing you will want to do is a simple cabrio dryer control board reset, which is done by unplugging the dryer for five minutes then plugging it back in. That will reset the board and put it back in standby mode.
If the dryer continues to give you the same error then the only way to fix it is to replace the control board.
There are currently no recalls or a whirlpool cabrio control board recall for this error.
How To Replace The Control Board
Unplug or disconnect power the dryer.
Remove the two screws at the rear of the console assembly.
Remove the one screw holding the control board to the metal board mounting bracket.
Unplug the wiring to the control board.
Push in the locking tab on the back side of the control board and slide it off the bracket.
Install the new board.
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How To Replace Whirlpool Cabrio Dryer Control Board W10111616 Video
Below is a video showing how to replace the control board to repair the cabrio dryer F01 error code.
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This repair information applies to all the models listed below in the tags section and many more.