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F-21 error im having the same problem my machine wont drain PLEASE let me know how you fixed it :( thank you, Janet

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No f21 code but there is an F2 which is long drain remove the lint filter behind the bottom panel and check for a blockage first

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Error 21 was on washer, we cleaned out drain then started washer it appeared to be working, but then error message 21 came on again. It is very late so tomorrow morning we will open drain again.


Hello, it can only be dirty filtersomething in the pump drain line blocked up or failed pump. I would check the filter again and if its clean put the drain hose in a bucket see if it drains but chances are you will need a new drain pump. hope this helps please rate my answer thanks

Jun 08, 2011 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Wont drain or spin & has F-21 flashing on screen


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Thanks for using FixYa. Error F21 indicates long drain, this error occurs when the drain time exceeds 8 minutes. To resolve this check the drain hose and make sure it is not kinked with any foreign particles; also clean the drain pump filter for any clogs. Also check if the pump is running fine. If still the issue is not resolved after all this then you might have to replace the pump. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Sep 06, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Front loading whirlpool stopped part way through wash with a F 21 error message. Please advise. Thanks; Kelly


Hi Kelly,


Thanks for using FixYa. Error F21 means long drain, this error occurs when the drain time exceeds 8 minutes. To resolve this check the drain hose and make sure it is not kinked with any foreign particles; also clean the drain pump filter for any clogs. Also check if the pump is running fine. If still the issue is not resolved after all this then you might have to replace the pump. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Aug 22, 2010 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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My whirlpool duet is giving a code of F 21. what does that mean and how do i fix it?


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Thanks for using FixYa. Error F21 means long drain, this error occurs when the drain time exceeds 8 minutes. To resolve this check the drain hose and make sure it is not kinked with any foreign particles; also clean the drain pump filter for any clogs. Also check if the pump is running fine. If still the issue is not resolved after all this then you might have to replace the pump. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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F-21 machine will not drain or spin


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Thanks for using FixYa. Error F21 means long drain, this error occurs when the drain time exceeds 8 minutes. To resolve this check the drain hose and make sure it is not kinked with any foreign particles; also clean the drain pump filter for any clogs. Also check if the pump is running fine. If still the issue is not resolved after all this then you might have to replace the pump. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


Thanks

Rylee

Jun 09, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Got code F02 after cleaning all drain system and replacing pump.


"F02" 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 generated as a secondary error. This is an indication of a drain pump problem and/or clog in the drain line. You will need to check the following:

1. Check the drain hose to make sure it is not kinked or clogged.
2. Check the electrical connections to the pump and ensure the pump is running.
3. Remove the drain pump filter and check for foreign objects and/or debris.

To check the drain pump, click on the following link for step-by-step instructions.


http://www.fixya.com/support/r385844-checking_drain_pump_kenmore_elite_front

If the above procedures do not correct the problem, it is recommended by the manufacturer to replace the drain pump


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Jun 27, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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F 21 error code I came down with 1 minute estimated time remaining, and it was still spinning with soap and water in the machine. I checked again 20 minutes later and the water and soap was still in...


"F21" is a long drain error code. This is most commonly caused by something obstructing the drain pump, or drain lines. The following link explains:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r1484065-f21_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

I would begin by checking the drain pump reservoir for small debris. You would be amazed as to what finds its way into these pumps. The link I provided also gives instructions on how to check the drain pump.

If you clear the drain pump and the problem still presists, verify all the drain lines are clear. If all these preliminary checks still result in an error code, more than likely the drain pump is damaged and requires replacement.

If you have any questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

May 29, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Error code F 21? washer stops


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The error code F21 means LONG DRAIN
If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes the water valves turn off.

NOTES: After 4 minutes the “Sd” error will be displayed, and then 4 minutes later the “F/21” error code will be displayed. Press PAUSE/CANCEL two times to clear the display.


Possible Causes/Procedure

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.
6. If the above does not correct the problem, go to step 7.
7. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
8. Replace the pump.


Please do rate the solution as FixYa and revert for further assistance.

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Rylee

May 04, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Kenmore HE2plus wont spin...F-21 error


Apparantly the F21 error means there is a drain problem...I removed the drain hose from the output in the wall and held it down at ground level and let it drain into a pot...I ran the rinse, drain and spin cycle while I did this but before I hit the start button I hit the 2nd rinse button to turn off the rinse portion of the cycle. It seems to be draining fine now.

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