Question about Maytag MAH8700A Front Load Washer
Hi, "F21" is a Long Drain error code. This indicates that you have an obstruction in the drainage system. More than likely you probably have a clog in the drain pump. This LINK explains.
Included is a follow-on link that explains how to check the drain pump to clean. You may also have to remove the inlet hose that runs from the bottom of the wash tub to the inlet side of the drain pump. Debris can commonly clog in this area as well causing the drain cycle to fail.
NOTE: If these preliminary measures do not correct your problem, you may have to replace the drain pump. It does not take much to damage the pump impeller or motor. 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 you need to open the door but it remains locked, you can first attempt to unplug the washer for at least 30 minutes in an attempt to reset the Central Control Unit (CCU). If the door remains locked, you can use the manual release to unlock and open the door. The LINK explains how.
NOTE: The Maytag Epic is manufactured by Whirlpool, so these procedures will apply to your washer.
Posted on Sep 13, 2010
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 09, 2016 | Maytag Washing Machines
Feb 04, 2014 | Maytag MAH6700AWW Neptune Front-Load...
Dec 04, 2011 | Maytag Washing Machines
Sep 07, 2011 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer
Sep 04, 2011 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer
Aug 17, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer
Mar 20, 2010 | Whirlpool LCE4332P 2.1 cu. ft. Top Loading...
Jul 13, 2009 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer
May 24, 2009 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer
Jan 28, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer
441 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!