Question about Washing Machines
I tried: 1) cleaning out washing machine with vinegar 2) upplugging machine to reset 3) checked the ***-PUMP DRAIN (all good) 4) blowing down the hose of the ***-SENSOR PRESSURE (all good)
Most washers have a water level sensor this may be causing it not to shut off the flow
Posted on Dec 11, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: LG Intello 7KG Washing Machine
You may have some articles that made their way into the pump housing. Alot of times I see dimes get stuck in the ports of the pump, remove and check out thoroly and also check hoses coming to pump for little son of a gun articles that like to hide.
Posted on Apr 01, 2008
"F02" is a Long Drain error. If you have managed to verify that the drain lines are clear from the tub - to the pump - the the wall, then this usually indicates that the pump has failed. It can be common for this pump to make noise and still not work.
Just to be sure: Is water running freely form the tub to the drain line when you drain the water? If not, make sure you double check the line from the tub to the pump. Is can be common for small articles of clothing (i.e., wash cloth or underwear) to get caught in this area and restrict water flow. Don't ask me how these items get between the wash tub and basket, but I have seen it happen.
The pump is usually sold as a complete unit and can be found at searspartsdirect.com. Just type in your model number and the part will be listed under the "Pump & Motor" heading. It is listed as item #10 (part #8181684) and sells for about $71.00.
This is a fairly simple job that you can accomplish yourself if you feel inclined to do so. If you click on my profile and look under "Tips and Tricks", I have step-by-step instructions posted on how to replace a drain pump like yours. If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please post back and I will assist you further. I hope this answers all your questions.
Posted on Apr 03, 2008
what I have found is that the washer thinks it is not pumping out .. if your drain pump is clearly removing the all the water in a good time... then the problem is your pressure switch...it is telling the computer that it still has water in the machine...
replace the pressure switch and it will solve your f21 error.
It is a round unit on the right hand side on top...with a tube and wires going to it...let me know if it helps
Posted on Apr 05, 2008
Could be heater. Try machine on rince cycle.Not pressure switch. If mahine works on rince then chances are heater. But this should not affect spin
Posted on Mar 09, 2010
take top off machine. look down right side and you will see a disc about 50 mm in diameter, attached to this is a small flexible rubber pipe, take this off at the disc and blow through it,( you will need some type of pipe to connect to the rubber pipe).this worked for me with the very same problem.
Posted on Mar 13, 2010
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It is so common that the drain leaks in many ways and is the most problematic fault in a washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged or the drain hose clamps can be loose on the grip which can all cause the leak to occurs. Removing and Cleaning the drain pump/valve, tightening of the hose is also very important. Also water can leak if there is gaps on the front door gaskets and must be checked but this will happen only during the cycle and not on the drain cycle end. You have indicated that the spin was activated to drain off and so the drain exit seems good . Hence I would advice that you check the drain hose fittings and drain pump. Check once again to confirm if this was a program controller malfunction of the cycle. finally keep your machine in slight slant /tilt so that the water drains off fully to the exit valve.
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