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Washer showing f-21 code pump not pumping water

I took the pump off and the fan has a hole wore in it could this be the problem?

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Yes you will need to replace your pump.

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Yes I would change your pump that is a drain fault code

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F-21 CODE on maytag 4000 series washer


F21--Long drain
long drain means it is taking to long to drain the water out of the drum.
the pump might be on its way out. running slow faulting.
or it is still is blocked further back.

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Washer pouring water out the bottom of the bottom of the washer.


sounds like the discharge pump got some coins in it and wore a hole in the pump housing. you can either buy a new pump or try to repair the pump you have. i repaired my pump by dismantling it and then i bought a flat head nylon bolt and a nut and some epoxy putty and i plugged the hole with the putty and the bolt. but you will need to get all of the coins out of the tub. it takes a while.

Feb 08, 2011 | Maytag Bravos MTW6600T Top Load Washer

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CODE F-21 NOT SPINNING THE WATER OUT when it comes to the rinse cycle . IT MAKES A CLICK SOUND AND STOPS . THEN IT SHOWS CODE F-21


The machine is not spinning the water out because there's a problem with the drain system as the error code indicates. Either the drain hose is clogged or kinked, the pump filter is blocked, the pump impeller is blocked or damaged or the pump itself is not working at all. The click sound may due to a blocked pump impeller.

Disconnect power and the three screws attaching the lower front access panel to the cabinet then pull the panel down and off the cabinet. You can prop up the bottom front edge of the washer or cushion and lean it against the wall to access and remove the screws more easily.

Once the panel is off, remove the filter from the pump housing by turning the knob counterclockwise. Clean the filter from any debris that prevents water from draining out properly. Click on the link below for further troubleshooting should the cleaning of the filter does not resolve the problem.

Troubleshooting Error Code F02/F21 on Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet Front Load Washing Machines

Dec 31, 2010 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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I cleaned the pump filter after getting sud error. now i get F 21 code.


Press the pause cancel button 2 times this should clear it. If it does not and the filter and drain hose are clear you will need to replace the pump.

F21 Fault Code Repair

LONG DRAIN
If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes the water valves turn off.
NOTES:
After 4 minutes the "Sd" error will be displayed, then 4 minutes later the "F/21" error code will be displayed.
Press PAUSE/CANCEL two times to clear the display.

LONG DRAIN
If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes the water valves turn off.
NOTES:
After 4 minutes the "Sd" error will be displayed, then 4 minutes later the "F/21" error code will be displayed.
Press PAUSE/CANCEL two times to clear the display.

1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running.
4. Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects.
5. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
6. If the above does not correct the problem, go to step 7.
7. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
8. Replace the pump.


LONG DRAIN
If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes the water valves turn off.
NOTES:
After 4 minutes the "Sd" error will be displayed, then 4 minutes later the "F/21" error code will be displayed.
Press PAUSE/CANCEL two times to clear the display.

1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running.
4. Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects.
5. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
6. If the above does not correct the problem, go to step 7.
7. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
8. Replace the pump.

Nov 03, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet 4.0 Cu. Ft. Steam Washer

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Code F 21 is showing and the washer door is locked


if there is water in the unit the you can use a wet dry shop vac and attach it to the end of the drain hose.
once all the water is removed then you should be able to open the door. after all the water is gone check the drain pump for something that may be obstructiong the pump.
if your water is coming out slow then this is a good indication of a blockage.

Feb 07, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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F-21 error means What?


F-21=LONG DRAIN If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes the water valves shut down. After 4 mins the Sd(slow drain) error will be displayed, 4 mins later the F/21 error code will be displayed.
Press PAUSE/CANCEL 2 times to clear display

Probable cause/Proceedure
Drain hose plugged/kinked
unplug washer/disconnect power
check electrical connections to pump
and make sure pump runs
check drain pump filter for strings,sand etc
plug in washer If this dont work
replace pump.

Dec 31, 2009 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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Problem with F21 code on whirlpool duet sport


i had the same problem. take the bottom cover off of the front of the washer. on the right you will see a round white screw off cover, it is very tight, it unscrews counter clock-wise. pull this out and see if there is any debris in it. if you look into the hole on the right side there is a hole about 1 inch round, this is the pump opening. you may have to take the gray drain hose off of the back of the pump housing and feel if anything is stuck in there, in my case there was a penny stuck side ways blocking the flow of water. after i took it out the washer has been running great again. this is obviously a design flaw, that something that large could manage to get that far, lucky for me it didn't damage the pump impeller. hope this helps. this should take care of the SD and the F21 error codes.

Aug 04, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet 3.8 cu. ft. Front Load...

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Washer is leaking from the bottom.


Hi, Was the noise a whining sound? It is possible something was in the pump amd it wore a hole in the pump. After the washer shuts off, tip the washer against the wall and look at the pump located behind the front panel in the center. It is attached to the motor. Check and see if it is dripping water.
Just an idia to start with.
Please let me know what you find and if I can assist you further.

Vic

Jun 28, 2009 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

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Error code F 21? washer stops


Hi

The error code F21 means LONG DRAIN
If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes the water valves turn off.

NOTES: After 4 minutes the “Sd” error will be displayed, and then 4 minutes later the “F/21” error code will be displayed. Press PAUSE/CANCEL two times to clear the display.


Possible Causes/Procedure

1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running.
4. Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects.
5. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
6. If the above does not correct the problem, go to step 7.
7. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
8. Replace the pump.


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Rylee

May 04, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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The pump wore through the caseing and leaks water when it drains


i had the same problem. the motor wore out the teflon drive shaft on the pump. you have to buy a new pump, which, the replacement part comes with the motor and pump. after u find the part u need, i looked up the replacement part number on ebay and found it for 75bucks all together. the pump and motor work just fine now.

Apr 05, 2009 | Kenmore 23822 Top Load Washer

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