Before you do something that may cost you more money than it should, or something irrational such as throwing it out, wait a minute...you may be able to repair yourself. It's quite simple - really.
Kenmore direct drive washing machines are more durable and easy to repair than washers that use belts. However, direct drive washing machines are also subject to break down. This troubleshooting list will help you to identify and repair your Kenmore direct drive washer.
An F11 error code on a Kenmore Washing Machine means there is a communication problem between the appliance's Central Control Unit and the Motor Control Unit. Before calling a repairman, follow these steps to troubleshoot the problem yourself.