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Possible Solutions

F21 Error Code

F21 indicates a drain problem. Try the following method to resolve:

Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug washer or disconnect power.

Check the following:

  • Is the drain hose kinked?
  • Is the drain hose frozen?
  • Is the drain hose clogged?
  • Is the drain hose more than 96" (2.4 m) above the floor?
  • Plug in washer or reconnect power. Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains, call for service.


Still need help? Call or schedule service.

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