Duet F-02 code
F02 is long drain.
Just because it came up doesn't mean there's a problem, it simply means there was a failure during the cycle, if it returns on a regular basis, you have a problem.
F02 error could be caused by the over use of soap, you need to make sure your using 2 tablespoons of HE soap, 1/4 cap at the most.
Over sudsing, could cause the water pump to run longer, the pump is designed for 15 min duty cycle which means, 15 minutes on to 45 minutes off. The computer may sense too much soap, and continue to pump. HE soap will cure that, along with SUD error, possible F09 (overflow condition), you may also notice the timing is wrong, HE soap works well in these machines and F/l washer go hand in hand
if the F02 returns the remove the 3 torx screws from the bottom kick panel, and remove the kick panel, right there in the middle you will see a big round handle, turn it and then slide it out, have some towels ready, there will be some water in there, and check to see if you have any thing in there that will slow water flow, tooth picks and other "floating" items may jam the impeller.
A friends HE3 would not drain. F02 error message was showing. The filter had coins, pencils, a wire from a bra, and a piece of cloth that was stuck in the pump impeller vanes. Cleaned it all out put it back together and it worked.
For others that encounter the same problem: (The fix is very easy).
Unplug the washer. Remove the 3 Torx head screws (located left, center, and right) from the front bottom kick panel of the washer. The drain/filter/pump is right in front. First remove as much water from the washer as you can. Place a large towel under the pump - a lot of water will come out when you remove the filter cover cap. Remove the drain filter cover cap by turning the filter cover cap counterclockwise. Remove the filter and check the housing and pump impeller vanes for debris (see if you can move the pumps impeller by hand). Clean the cover cap gasket and the gaskets mating surface. Replace the filter and close the cover cap firmly. Run a short wash cycle and check for any leaks at the filter cover cap. Replace the kick panel if none are found. Good luck.
Sep 16, 2011 |
Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer