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F2 code... stops part way through cycles.

I've cleaned out the intake several times... this use to be the issue with sand and fixed the problem. However, this time it will not fix the problem. Start a new load and it will not get through full cycle without coming up code F2 and stopping.

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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 26, 2009


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