Whirlpool Washing Machine Error Codes



Error CodesSolution
FHNo water inlet
FAAqua stop failure
FPDrain failure
F1Motor triac shorted. Check motor and module connections.
F2Motor jammed or tacho detached. Check motor and module connections.
F3NTC either short or open circuit. Check thermistor and module connections.
F04Pressure switched jammed empty. Check ressure switch and module.
F05NTC failure
F06Tachometer failure (no motor movement detected)
F07Triac short circuit detection (motor control module)
F09Overflow
F10Motor control unit failure
F11Communication error (control unit)
F13Dispenser circuit error
F14EEPROM failure (control unit)
F15Motor control unit error
F16Control unit failure
F17Door Lock
F18Communications error
F20Control unit failure
F21Control unit failure
F22Control unit failure
FDLDoor lock error
FDUDoor unlock error

Error Code Appears in Display: Water tap closed

Possible Causes:  No or not sufficient water supply because:

  • Water faucet is closed.
  • There are kinks in inlet hose.
  • Water faucet pressure is too low.
  • Mesh filters in inlet hose are clogged.
  • Water inlet hose is frozen up.

Solution:

  • Open the water faucet.
  • Make sure there are no kinks in the inlet hose.
  • Make sure water pressure is sufficient.
  • Clean the mesh filters in the inlet hose.
  • Install the washer at an ambient temperature of at least 41°F (5°C).
  • After the problem has been corrected, touch the START/
  • PAUSE button. If the problem persists, touch and hold the
  • POWER button for at least 3 seconds.

Error Code Appears in Display: Clean filter




Possible Causes: Waste water is not pumped out because:

  • There are kinks in drain hose.
  • Drain hose is blocked or frozen up.
  • Filter is blocked.
  • Pump is blocked.

Solution:

Check the drain hose for kinks. Install the washer at an ambient temperature of at least 41°F (5°C). Clean the drain pump filter as described in the “Cleaning the Drain Pump Filter/Draining Residual Water” section. After the problem has been corrected, touch the START/ PAUSE button. If the problem persists, touch and hold the POWER button for at least 3 seconds

Whirlpool Washing Machine Symbol Meaning

Whirlpool Washing Machine Symbol Meaning

Error Code Appears in Display: Door open indicator blinks

Possible Causes: The door cannot lock

Solution: Firmly press the door in the area of the door lock to properly close it. Then touch the START/PAUSE button. If the problem persists, touch and hold the POWER button for at least 3 seconds

Error Code Appears in Display: FdL (or F29) 

Possible Causes: The door cannot unlock

Solution: Firmly press the door in the area of the door lock. Then touch and hold the POWER button for at least 3 seconds. If the Hot cycle is selected, wait until cool down and touch and hold the POWER button again for at least 3 seconds. Turn on the washer. If the failure still appears, check and eventually correct the possible cause as indicated for the “Clean filter” error code. Then turn on the washer again. If the door does not unlock, touch and hold the POWER button for at least 3 seconds. If the door still does not unlock, refer to the “How to Open Door in Case of Failure” section. Before draining water/ opening the door, wait until the water has cooled down (for hot wash programs).

Error Code Appears in Display: Fod




Possible Causes: Excessive foam formation (maybe by overdosage of detergent) interrupted the program/cycle. This interruption may be repeated several times until foam is adequately reduced.

Solution: Start the Rinse & Spin program, with the Intensive Rinse option. Follow the detergent manufacturer’s dosing recommendations. Use the Dosing Aid option. Make sure the drain pump filter is clean

Error Code Appears in Display: F20 or F60

Possible Causes: Failure of an electronic component

Solution: Turn off and unplug the washer. Close the water faucet. See the “Assistance or Service” section to contact a service representative

Error Code Appears in Display: F24 (service)

Possible Causes: Too much laundry for a program/cycle with a small maximum load

Solution:  Select and start the Rinse & Spin program to complete the interrupted wash program/cycle. Do not overload the washer. Follow the maximum load size indicated in the “Program/ Cycle Guide” section

Error Code Appears in Display: F24 (service)

Possible Causes: Too much inlet water

Solution: Turn off the water faucet. Touch and hold the POWER button for at least 3 seconds to drain the water; wait until the drain phase has ended (“End” will appear on the display). Turn on the water faucet again. If water immediately flows into the washer without a program/cycle being started, an electrical component has failed. Close the water faucet, turn off and unplug the washer. See the “Assistance or Service” section to contact a service representative

Error Code Appears in Display: All other F.. failures

Possible Causes: Failure of an electrical component

Solution: Touch and hold the POWER button for at least 3 seconds to reset the control. If the problem persists, turn off and unplug the washer. Close the water faucet. See the “Assistance or Service” section to contact a service representative

Whirlpool Washing Machine Control Panel

Whirlpool Washing Machine Control Panel




Error Code Appears in Display: Gurgling or humming

Possible Causes: Washer may be draining water

Solution: The pump may make a humming sound with periodic gurgling or surging as final amounts of water are removed during the spin/drain cycles. This is normal at certain stages of the cycle

Error Code Appears in Display: Rolling or sloshing and occasional clicking (on low-speed spin)

Possible Causes: Steel balls in the balancing system are balancing the load

Solution: This is normal at certain stages of the cycle

Error Code Appears in Display: Load not completely covered in water

Possible Causes: Water level not visible on door or does not cover clothes

Solution: This is normal for an HE front-load washer. The washer senses load sizes and adds the correct amount of water for optimal cleaning

Error Code Appears in Display: Spin speed “0” blinks on the control panel and/or laundry is still very wet

Possible Causes: An unbalanced load prevented the Spin cycle to avoid damage to the washer

Solution: To spin wet laundry, add more laundry items of different sizes and start the Rinse & Spin program. Avoid small laundry loads consisting of a few large, absorbent items and wash different-sized items in one load

Error Code Appears in Display: Desired setting or option does not light

Possible Causes: For best performance, not all settings are available with each cycle, and some options cannot be used together

Solution: See the “Program/Cycle Guide” for the available settings and options for each cycle

Error Code Appears in Display: Detergent dispenser contains detergent residue after program ends

Possible Causes: Inlet water pressure is too low; the mesh filter of the water supply hose may be blocked

Solution: Make sure the water faucet is properly opened. Check the mesh filters of the inlet hose and clean if necessary

Error Code Appears in Display: Single-dose laundry packet not dissolving

Possible Causes: Adding laundry packet incorrectly

Solution: Be sure laundry packet is added to washer drum before adding clothes. Do not add packet to dispenser. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to avoid damage to your garments

Error Code Appears in Display: Liquid detergent on door glass prior to beginning of cycle

Possible Causes: Detergent is free to flow from the single-dose dispenser

Solution: Do not add liquid detergent until laundry is loaded

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