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Kenmore washer he3t F2

I have the error code F2 showed up. I cleaned all hoses from and to the pump. The filter from the pump is also clean.But after starting the program the F2 shows up again.What about the pump? Can it be that the pump doesn't make enough pressure or where are the sensors located?What can it be.Thanks for help!
Mike

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  • mailbox541 Jun 22, 2009

    I checked and cleaned all hoses and the pump. what about the water level pressure switch? could this be the problem? what do you think?
    a new pump is about 90$ incl sh +tax. to replace it is not a big deal.
    thanks


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If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes, the water valves are turned off and F02 is flashed.

Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display.

NOTE: After 4 minutes the “Sud” error will be displayed, then 4 minutes later the F02 error code will be displayed.

Potential Causes

• Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked
• Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running.
• Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects
• If the above does not correct the problem replace the pump

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters Jun 22, 2009

    I don't think its the water level pressure switch in this case. you would get the (FH code), if the water level switch was faulty. its the pump.

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