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I have a whirlpool awm8121 washing machine. It starts to fill then stops itself and drains. Ran diagnostic test and it has fault code 1. Inlet hoses and filter are clear. Any ideas appreciated thanks

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Hello: Fault detected malfunction code 1 for your model states
"Water not entering or not detected". Check inlet tap, cold inlet valve, pressure switch. Sounds like you said water is going in and has good flow, but may not be "detected". Could be a sensing problem like pressure switch.

Posted on Dec 28, 2016

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We had the same problem on a Premier 500 and solved it by tilting the machine forward. Some more water ran out and the lights went off.

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Hay Crab.
what I have found is that the washer thinks it is not pumping out .. if your drain pump is clearly removing the all the water in a good time... then the problem is your pressure switch...it is telling the computer that it still has water in the machine...

replace the pressure switch and it will solve your f21 error.

It is a round unit on the right hand side on top...with a tube and wires going to it...let me know if it helps

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool 6th sense awm8163 programes never stops now cannot get it to work at all

The pump is at the lower left of the front of the machine covered by a white plate. Use a bowl to catch any remaining water when opening the screw thread inside and then clean and replace. If it is truely beyond repair then a new filter pump can be bought from ebay for £3 or thereabouts.

I have just drained mine manually in this way and am going to run it empty with soda crystals to glean a few more days use whilst the new pump arrives.

Good luck :)

Posted on May 07, 2008

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HI,

move the kicking plate on the front-bottom of the machine. You will see o circular lid there, turn it on anti-clockvise to open. All of the water blocked will come from there, be careful. Look carefully that there are some objects blocking the water draining. Then turn on the machine on draining programme, the plastic rotor should turn fastly when the machine is on. If it is not running, change the pump motor. If it is running, but machine is not draining again you can understand that there is an objeck stuck on the hose between drum and pump motor. Lay down the machine on its rear facade, you will see a large and black hose between drum and pump motor. When you remove it, you will see that there is something that blocks water running.

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Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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Just had the same problem, after Much patience and persistence I found the blockage at the y piece that joins the pump to the outlet hose air trap towards the top of the machine LHS with the top and cover off.

It was clogged solid therefore no back pressure on the top little ball valve (between the air trap and the outlet) therefore no seal therefore norain therefore a drain-fault that persists regardless of a cleaned pump filter.

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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Hi Sherry,

The code definition for LF is a LONG Fill (F30). What does that mean is the next question? Here goes.

a. The fill hose may have a pinch or fold between the connections on the pressure in .
b. Are the hose screens plugged at the connections.
c. Is the water siphoning out of the drain hose ?
d. Is the water pressure at peak, check valve, filters before washer.

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I have a adg7560/1. the cycle starts but ends after a few minutes. the light flashes four times


Run the dishwasher through a test mode


Test Mode


Make sure the appliance is empty of water before running Diagnostics as it does not pump out before starting to fill and therefore you could overfill the appliance.
Open the door and set the program to the first program. (Normally rinse).
Turn the power off.
Press and hold the start button and while holding turn the power on.
After a little while the start button will flash, release the button.
Press the start button once and close the dishwasher door.
The machine will now run through a diagnostic routine.
Should take about 20 mins.
The machine will stop during diagnostics if an error is found and will display the error code. If no error is found it will complete the diagnostics and end the programme.

To exit diagnostics at any time just press and hold the start button till the programme is cancelled
Error codes


F1. Single flash. NTC Break. NTC open circuit/short circuit or ambient temperature less than 3 Celcius

F2. 2 Flashes. Water leakage. Floater switch LS6 in drip tray has switched.

F3. 3 Flashes. Heating system defect. Heater or relay on control board defect. Chack also cabling.

F4. 4 Flashes. Draining failure. Drain pump, control board OWI or water indicator defect.

F5. 5 Flashes. Sprayarm Blocked (not present on VBL version. On 1 digit display will show as F and flashing start led).

F6. 6 Flashes. Water valve (WV1) is switched on but flow meter (FM) senses no impulses (less than 10 impulses in 10 secs) and the water indicator (WI) is at a low level
Water Valve Closed. Water inlet hose blocked.
Water inlet valve (WV1) defective. Flow meter (FM) defective (leads to FM failure)

F7. 7 Flashes. Flow meter failure. Flow meter defect. Water inlet valve defect or water inlet hose blocked.

F8. 8 Flashes. Water level failure. Sieve strongly dirty or big amount of foam inside to less water.

F9. 9 Flashes. Continuously Water Inlet. Water inlet valve mechanically not closed or control board defect.

FA. 11 Flashes. OWI failure. Dirty OWI lens. OWI defect or control board defect. Check cabling.

FB. 12 Flashes. Motorised Diverter Valve

FC. 13 Flashes. Water Hardness Sensor Failure

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Hi.

When the cycle hangs it means that because of a fault the conditions to advance are not met.

If the washer hangs at start (filling), then there is either a problem with water pressure, blocked inlet, or water flowing back from drain hose because of incorrect hose settings (called siphoning).

If machine hangs mid cycle, then it is often a temperature related problem. Check thermostat and element or check hot inlet and thermostat if dual inlet. Testing requires disassembling and use of the multimeter.

If machine hangs mid cycle or end of the cycle (before spin), then it can be drain system. Check drain hose, drain filter attached to pump and check the pressure switch.

Most machines have a service sheet hidden inside the control panel assembly. The tech sheets shows how to run a diagnostic cycle that will tell where the problem is.

Most common faults resulting in long cycle are heat-related and drain problems.

Regards.

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