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We have a Maytag Epic Z washing machine. We had been getting F21 errors but a previous gentleman solved that for us. Now we are getting a F1 error. It goes straight to the error so we can't get the load of clothes out that we need. Help, Please.

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  • bghenriksen Mar 27, 2011


    I must not have been clear. We had already cleared the F21 error. I listed that to give you the recent history. Now we are getting a F1 error.

  • bghenriksen Mar 27, 2011

    OK. I will probably contact a repairman for that as I have no way of determining if the control board is bad or not. Is there some way to get the door unlocked so we can get the clothes out that are locked in that we need?



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F21 error is displayed when the washer is unable to drain, press PAUSE/CANCEL button twice to clear the display. After this please check the drain hose and drain pump filter for any blockages and make sure it is not clogged with foreign particles. You can also check the drain pump to verify that its working. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.


Posted on Mar 27, 2011

  • Kevin White
    Kevin White Mar 27, 2011

    Sorry, did not read F1 in your previous question, Error Code F1
    means that the control is either bad or the wiring harness to the control has
    some issues. Please check the control board for any bad components as you might
    need complete replacement of the control. Please get back to me if you have any
    other questions.



  • Kevin White
    Kevin White Mar 27, 2011

    Yes you can take out the bottom access panel after removing the screws that are there and then locate the door latch and pull the lever down to open the door lock assembly.



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