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Door would not unlock - got an error code f-22 what does that mean?

When i try anything drain/spin all im getting is a clicking noise and the door still locked.

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  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2008

    same problem

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    My Whirlpool Duet is now two days old. Day 1 I noticed that the stainless steel drum had a dent in it. Day II Error Code F-22 and the machine will not start. Sears wants to send out a repairman - next week! I don't want it repaired, I want it replaced!

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2008

    I have unpluged the washer 2 times and plugged back in after 10 minutes. The door still will not unlock when I start it up again.

  • mickg Apr 27, 2008

    Same problem but with kenmore Elite HE3

  • olofmalmlof Apr 27, 2008

    Had Fdl = door locking problems. Took out the motherboard as suggested by Coldcut. Had no microscope but resoldered the solenoids and found that two legs felt "loose". Put all back and the machine now works perfect! Different "Duet" model but seems to be the same motherboard

  • Jlynn91969 Jun 03, 2008

    The motherboard is messed up. it needs to be resoldered.

  • pinkblossom Jun 23, 2008

    f-22 error code washer will run for weeks then do this repairman is coming out to replace lock but tihs is rediculious wahser is only a few motnhs old i want my money back! how can i get this machie up and running as the repairman will not be here until tomorrow i have towels in the washer, hate this machine want to go back to basic wihtout all the tech problems, please advise, thank you.



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Well all you have to do is hit cancel turn your dial to another setting, hit start and once it starts hit cancel again and it should unlock. thats what i did anyway.

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    its still lock


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I took the motherboard out and searched around for the crack with a microscope, I found that every one of the relays had bad solder joints with micro-cracks around the legs. This did not happen due to wear or vibration. It was just a bad solder job on the factory wave solder machine. QC issue.
After re-soldering all the relays legs I have run the machine for a month now without any issue.
So there it is the final fix for the dreaded door lock F dl issue. and likely any other random issue.

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I pressed cancel (the stop button twice) which made the washer go blank. Then I turned the dial, re-shut the door making sure it was closed all the way and pressed start. She's running like a champ now.

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Throw the washer out the window!

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SOURCE: Door would not unlock - got an error code f-22 what does that mean?

there is somthing in your drain pump or your drain pump is bad or both, take the three screws from the front bottom panel and in the middle you will the pump housing round and plastic you can take the cap out and it has a trap in it . get some towels ready and under pump then take out slowly make sure there is nothing inside housing if so remove it then put cap back in and start drain spin if pump sounds better then put into wash then into drain and spin to check it out to unlock the door you can do so by putting your hand up the right side behind the front panel and feel the door lock from the back unplug unit from wall of course you will feel a round flat peice of plastic at bottom of lock pull down on it and will unlock door after clearing pump and unlocking door try unit out if still acting up replace drain pump part#280187 about $120

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