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My Whirlpool WSF1071BD won't take in water, it keeps saying a clean pump error, I've stripped & clean everything, could it be the plastic ball in the drain tube under the drum, pump is still running?

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Probly is ball stuck

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SOURCE: F21 Drain Problem with empty washer

Please see what I (royale) have done with my problem.

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SOURCE: Calypso - water goes straight to drain hose-not drum

the hose may still be filled from last cycle. try to put machine in final spin mode where all water from previous wash will be spun out the drain hose. once a siphon is started it can only be stopped by introducing air into the drain hose.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

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SOURCE: whirlpool duet sport wfw8300sw00 f-21 error

Unplug the machine. Unscrew the 3 screws under the front edge of the washer. The service technician manual is attached to the panel that slides down and off. Find F21 code. See suggested procedures. Note: My drain pump filter had a baby wash cloth in it along with some change that was disrupting the flow. It is exceptionally easy to remove, clean, and reinstall. Just line up installation notches when reinstalling. Whirlpool should have mentioned this filter in the User & Care Guide, but I could not find it anywhere in there.

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SOURCE: GE WBVH6240 Front load washer. Pump running while empty

you would need to go into the fault codes and read them. the tech sheet should be under the lid or in the kick panel

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Affinity E20 code without washer draining?

Plug off the mains. You have to look for screws below the front kick-panel, you can raise the machine a bit to gain access to the screws, the panel comes down & out. You may find a drain hose here, on left, drain off the excess water. The pump is on the right side. Be prepared for dirty water. Inside the big flexible tube (coming from the tub bottom) is the filter, be prepared to find all sorts of junk here, clean out. You can pass it into a large plastic bag. Examine your pump also, clean out the impeller. Carefully refit all. Your machine would be fine. Don’t wait for the machine to jam to look into your filter.

You can give me a very helpful rating for the free help, can't you. Thanks.

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Drain Pump If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain pump might be defective. Test the pump motor with an Ohm meter. Drain pumps are not repairable, if it's defective it will need to be replaced.

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Pump and Motor Assembly If the dishwasher won't drain, the pump and motor assembly might be defective. If the motor runs during the drain cycle, check for a blockage in the drain line. If the motor won't run during the drain cycle or if it just hums when it should be running, the pump and motor assembly might need to be replaced.

Clogged or Improperly Installed Garbage Disposer If the dishwasher won't drain and the garbage disposer was installed recently, the installer might have forgotten to knock out the drain plug from this disposer. All garbage disposers are sold with a solid plug in the drain tube for situations where a dishwasher isn't connected. However, if the dishwasher is connected, the plug will need to be removed. If the disposer wasn't replaced recently, remove the dishwasher drain hose from the disposer and clean out both the fitting on the disposer and the end of the drain hose. These are the most common places to find an obstruction if the dishwasher won't drain.

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Considering what you've already tried, I'd suggest it is an error with the check ball in the tub to pump bellows.
Try this link, (you made need to copy & paste to your navigation/tool bar)
http://fixedappliance.blogspot.com/2011/11/whirlpoolkenmoremaytag-more-f02f21-sd.html
omit the talk of detergent and pump cleaning since you've done that and instead focus on the check ball device that commonly gets stuck and initiates an F2/ F21 error on these washers.
For an abbreviated version, check out an earlier solution I posted here on Fixya a while ago...
http://www.fixya.com/support/t10901030-washer_wont_drain_he5t_code_f21

I don't participate here much nowadays, too busy. In fact you'll find many the same problems & solutions under my profile.

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