I am getting an error of F2. I washed a bath mat that had rubber backing on it. I think the rubber came off in the wash cycle and clogged the drain hose or filter. How to I clean out the filter? I appreciate any help you can offer.
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F2 is a drain erro. Take the 3 screws off the botom panel in the middle, bottom you will see a large white plastic looking pump. this unscrews counter clock wise. have something ready to catch the rushing water. The trap is probably full of the rubber backing or strands of the rug. After you unscrew it, there is a trap there that can be cleaned. You may have to repeat this a couple of thimes to get all of it out.
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If your bath mat has a rubber backing, that would prevent the water from being centrifuged out of the mat. Even if you laid the mat in the drum with the wet side outwards, it would still only have a limited effect on removing the water.
Read a post from someone else on this - turned out it works fine, just wouldn't work with the small wet load. I added towels to the bath mat load, washed them, it spins fine. Washed clothes & that worked fine too. Yay!! Not broken. Just not found of small loads of bath mats!
We experienced the same thing. I was able to restart and locate the noise to the water pump. After disassembling the water pump found the impeller shaft sliding out. For some reason this shaft will not stay in place. Had to order a complete pump assembly as the electric motor is not available.
The problem seems to lie in the rubber backed mat. If the rubber has begun to peel of the mat it often-times get stuck in the drain pump. The best thing to do at this point is to disconnect the electrical cord, open up the machine, drain out the water as best as possible disconnect the power cord to the drain and the hoses. Clean out the drain pump. reassemble. You should be good to go., Unless the drain pump is burned out (left running plugged up too long) if thats the case, replacement of the pump may be neccessary.... Hope this helps...Good luck!.... Bill
you must remove bottom panel ,,in the center front you will find pump,,remove pump filter,,always unplug first..it has slugg,..than after you clean filter run your unit once a month with a pint of bleach and hot water only..also wipe your rubber gasket or bellows with a touch of bleach..
the F code is a puwer outige. This is how to fix
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Select
DRAIN & SPIN if there is excessive water in the washer.
Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains, call
This is what an HF code is.
"FH" (Water Inlet Problem--no water or insufficient water
Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug
washer or disconnect power.
Check the following:
Are water faucets completely turned on?
Are screens at inlet hose connection to washer clogged?
Are water inlet hoses kinked?
Are water inlet hoses frozen?
Plug in washer or reconnect power. Re-select cycle and press
START. If the problem remains, call for service.