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  • PATO08 Sep 23, 2008

    WE HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM

    THE DOOR IS NOT OPEN

  • linjmcdiff Oct 03, 2008

    My Brand new kenmore elite he5t washer has a F21 error code...Whats Wrong?????

  • Anonymous Oct 08, 2008

    my whirlpool duet washer is flashing the same code. i have unplugged the appliance and still cannot start a load of laundry. i have had washer for 2.6 years with no problems.

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2008

    21F error code flashing. Door won't open and buttons don't work.

  • charellmakin Nov 27, 2008

    I am so angry at this crapping washer.
    First it was flashing f21 we finally got the door open tried the option giving in the manual then it started flashing suds tried the option giving and now it flashes f27. it will run a full cycle with nothing in the washer when you put something in it goes to trouble shoot codes!!

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    What does F 21 code mean, and can I fix it

  • cardsowers Feb 06, 2009

    error code 21 help washer does not complete cycle and giver error code 21

  • jsteiskal Feb 08, 2009

    my unit flashes the same error code F 21, tried unplugging and waiting 15 minutes..only once did this solev it. Not no more, this is a piece of junk, we've had the entire drum replaced twice under warranty

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    Same problem

  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    whats the make and model duet cabiro caylpso etc...

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First check your washer plug to see if the connections are tightly screwed. Next check your filter if you haven't for long.

Remove the 3 screws at the bottom of the front panel under the washer door. Your filter door will be light brown. If you find a hose there it is to drain out excess water (water that could not be drained by your pump) After you hv drained unscrew the cap and remove all the junk inside. Have a large plastic bag to catch junk and water. Refit carefully after cleaning out. If not solved, something shd be blocking your pump, check this out

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Don't be angry, the machine is telling you it's constipated. You've gotta clear the passage then you'll When you get it all the way open you can see where the impeller is. Clean everything out and put it all back together and run a load. If it happens again then you didn't get all the rubbish out so rinse and repeat.

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F21 Fault code


Clogged drain pump error is F21 error.---------- F21? is a Long Drain error.If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes this error code will be displayed.In addition, a ?SUDS? error may also be displayed.This may be an indication of a drain pump problem and/or clog in the drain line.You will need to check the following:

  1. First, attempt to unplug the washer for at LEAST 30 minutes to reset the Central Control Unit (CCU).Sometimes this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches with the unit.If the error code returns, proceed to step 2.
  2. Check the drain hose to make sure it is not kinked or clogged.
  3. Check the electrical connections to the pump and ensure the pump is running.
  4. Remove the drain pump filter and check for foreign objects and/or debris.
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He2 plus front load washer keeps showing F21 error code. I cleared the drain pump filter. Still displaying F21 how do i check to see if i need a new pump


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If you found a blockage in the pump screen restricting the drainage and it now drains fine but F21 is still there,the error code can be cleared by pushing the PAUSE/CANCEL 2 times within 2 seconds.
If after clearing the error code if it returns on the next wash cycle the pump will need to be replaced.

I hope this has helped you resolve your washer troubles,
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I have a Kenmore HE2Plus - it is 6 years old. All of a sudden two days ago I got up to a load of laundry not done, full of water and the code F21. We have gone through most all of your suggestions. At...


The Sd code appears when sud is detected but it may also indicate draining problem such as blocked drain filter or broken drain pump as signified by the long drain error code F21. The drain pump impeller may be broken or restricted resulting in poor draining or no draining at all or the drain pump motor is faulty. Since the drain hose and filter have been cleaned but the error code still persists, the drain pump likely needs to be replaced. Click on the link below for the detailed troubleshooting instructions.

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I got a F21 error, went through and pulled out the drain filter. And tried to start again continued getting F21 error. Bought a new water pump and still getting the F21, also backfilled some water into...


sounds like you have covered all the bases --- the next thing that I would try is to simply unplug the unit from the wall and let is sit for a minute or two and then plug back in. if this does not solve your F21 code, then I would say that the problem is at the sensor or main circuit board.
let me know if you need further help with this issue,

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Error code F21 - thanks for your help


The F21 error code is an indication that the unit has too long of a drain out condition. If the control calls for the unit to drain & the water does not drain out in 8 minutes or less the unit will stop & flash the F21 error code. I would recommend checking the drain pump & pressure switch circuit.

Clear pump of debris. Tilt machine. Take off front panel. Unscrew large white drain plug. Remove debris.

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It can be done if you are patient and able to figure out how the plastic thing comes apart. Good luck!

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Unscrew the pump, there is probably objects in the pump, I get that error every month or so, I find coins in my pump all the time, if too much stuff gets in there the code F21 or sometimes SD comes up.

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