Question about Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE3 Front Load Washer
"F02" is a Long Drain error code. This is an indication that there's an obstruction in the drainage system somewhere. Most commonly, the drain pump reservoir needs to be checked and cleaned. The access screws are on the lower toe panel directly below the door in the FRONT of the washer. They are located under the bottom front edge of the panel. You may need to prop up the two front feet of the washer to access them (a 2x4 works well for this). The following link explains:
It does not take much to damage the pump impeller or motor on these small drain pumps. Since the error code is generated if the drain cycle exceeds 8 minutes, if the pump is damaged and can't pump at the required volume, the error code will continue to appear until the pump is replaced. If the pump requires replacement, the following link explains how:
Replacements can be purchased online at any of the following websites:
Prices vary between these sites, so shop and compare.
If you have any questions about this repair, or need additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.
Posted on Feb 06, 2010
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