Good afternoon. Seen a post about running a diagnostic mode on these washers? Mine is 3 yrs old and just started with an error code F and the time left flashes 02.....any suggestions?? It has done it on the wash cycle and spin cycle. Have unplugged it, shut it down and then run the rinse spin cycle alone but still comes back! HELP PLEASE!!!
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Re: Whirlpool Duet Washing Machine 9150P
First if you have a wet vac pull the drain hose out of the drain spout and use the vac to pull the water out of the washer through the drain hose.If not you will need a pair of radiator hose clamps from the auto parts store. Pull the screws from the lower panel at the front of the washer and remove it.in side you will see a rubber hose coming down from the tub to the drain pump. Put the radiator hose clamp there if you didn't have a shop vac.On the front of the pump is a round part with a handle turn that and remove the pump filter .Clean any foreign objects out of the pump and look inside the pump to make sure no impeller blades are broken if any are you will have to replace the pump. put the filter back in and tighten it. If you had to use the hose clamp remove it now.reassemble and don't forget to give the tech his four boxes if this fixes it
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Mine is doing the same. For over 2 months now I've been adding fabric softner to the detergent compartment but I broke down and called a repairman to come tomorrow... at a ridiculous repair rate. My washer is less than 3 years old and this will be the 3rd major problem that needed to be fixed. I've seen a lot of people post the same problem - some say all 3 compartments won't drain.
If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes the water valves turn off. After 4 minutes the “Sd” error will be displayed, then 4 minutes later the F21 error code will be displayed.
Press PAUSE/CANCEL two times to clear.
1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked. 2. Unplug washer or disconnect power. 3. Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running. 4. Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects. 5. Plug in washer or reconnect power. 5. If the above does not correct the problem, go to step 7. 6. Unplug washer or disconnect power. 7. Replace the pump.
Alternative Procedure: If the machine cannot be forced to its diagnostic mode then:
1.Disconnect the washer from the power supply and water supply. 2.Remove the top panel by taking out the three screws in the back of the washer. The pressure switch is right on top. 3.Remove the Molex connector from the water level switch / pressure switch. Refer to the picture below. 4.Reconnect the power supply but not the water supply. 5.Power the machine. The machine will enter diagnostic mode. 6.Power off the machine. 7.Replace the water level switch / pressure switch. 8.Reconnect the water supply. 9. Power on the machine it will work without error
our door gasket was leaking and running out the bottom... not sure how the gasket got holes in it but it had five or six holes and it is not that old. the gasked was over a hundred dollars and the water bill ran over a hundred dollars before I found the leak
Sounds like your pump is clogged....first you need to remove the front cover below the loading door... (will be 3 Phillips screws on the very bottom). You will see a white cap in the very center bottom. You are going to need a bowl to catch some water and probably some debris when you remove it....Make sure you get all the debris (coins wrappers...ect... I made about $2.75) out before you put the cap back on the drain...Then try to run a normal cycle again. You can always run the diagnostic program that is found in the manual which is also located behind that front bottom cover if the normal cycle doesn’t go all the way through.....then you got me.....the pump is probably out but you will get more information if you run the diagnostics.....Good Luck.....