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CODE F-21 NOT SPINNING THE WATER OUT when it comes to the rinse cycle . IT MAKES A CLICK SOUND AND STOPS . THEN IT SHOWS CODE F-21

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The machine is not spinning the water out because there's a problem with the drain system as the error code indicates. Either the drain hose is clogged or kinked, the pump filter is blocked, the pump impeller is blocked or damaged or the pump itself is not working at all. The click sound may due to a blocked pump impeller.

Disconnect power and the three screws attaching the lower front access panel to the cabinet then pull the panel down and off the cabinet. You can prop up the bottom front edge of the washer or cushion and lean it against the wall to access and remove the screws more easily.

Once the panel is off, remove the filter from the pump housing by turning the knob counterclockwise. Clean the filter from any debris that prevents water from draining out properly. Click on the link below for further troubleshooting should the cleaning of the filter does not resolve the problem.

Troubleshooting Error Code F02/F21 on Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet Front Load Washing Machines

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

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