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F21 code wfw8300 sw

I bought this washer and dry on feb 25th 2008 the washer is junk we have had 3 service calls 2 for pooring water out the soap despencer
there was a sock stuck in the drain and now we have a f21 code and it stops we bougt this from lowes our warrenty runs out next week 480.00
to renew it but it costed me over 1,500.00 so Ihate to throw it out this is the 3rd problem in almost 1 year dont buy at lowes

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 “Rinse,” “Cycle Complete” and “Add a Garment”
illuminated or “F21” on display (Drain Problem)
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug
washer or disconnect power.
Check the following:
Is the drain hose kinked?
Is the drain hose frozen?
Is the drain hose clogged?
Is the drain hose more than 96" (2.4 m) above the floor?
 Any other Status light combination (Electrical Problem)
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Select
DRAIN/SPIN if there is excessive water in the washer.
Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains, call
for service.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters Feb 20, 2009

    This issue you are experiencing is a drainage problem. Try the above Check marks to see if this will fix this issue. Thx for using fix ya.

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