F21 Error

Whirlpool Duet Washer F21 Error

Troubleshooting and Repair - F21 Error Code - WFW9200SQ00

The F21 error is displayed when the main control board determines the washer is taking too long to drain. If it takes longer than 8 minutes for the drain pump to empty the washer tub the control stops the cycle and reports this error. This problem is usually easily resolved by cleaning out the drain pump filter trap. If the drain trap is clean and the problem persists it could be a bad drain pump or clogged hoses in the drain system. The video shown below shows how to clean out the drain pump trap. First remove the bottom access panel on the washer. There are three screws at the very bottom on the lip of the panel remove those and the panel will come off. Then follow the video.

How To Clean Out The Whirlpool Duet Washer Drain Pump Filter Trap and Fix The F21 Error Code

If after cleaning out the pump filter your Whirlpool Duet washer still gives you the F21 Error code then you need to replace the drain pump assembly. The replacement drain pump assembly part number, ordering information and instructions to replace it can be seen at the link below.

Click Here To See The Part Information For The Drain Pump

This Whirlpool Duet Washer F21 error troubleshooting and repair information applies to model WFW9200SQ00 and all the models listed under the related models section below.

Whirlpool Duet Washer WFW9200SQ00
Questions For Error Code F21

Whirlpool Sport Duet Washer F21 Error

I cleaned out coin collector and spin motor freely with fingers what else could it be

You need to replace the drain pump. If you need part information I will need the full model number of the washer. You can post a new question with your model number asking for the part information on the pump. 

F21 Error On Only The Casual Amd Bulky Settings The Drain Is Clean And Clear It Will Work On The Heavy Duty Setting. Could This Mean There Is A Part Not Working Correctly Like The Drain Pump For The Casual And Bulky Settings?

Whirlpool duet 4.5 cubic foot model wfw9470ww01 F21 error.

The F21 error can be erratic on different cycles like that sometimes it still means the same thing the drain pump is not working properly. Replace the drain pump if it's not stopped up with trash. The part you need for that model can be ordered from the link below:


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