The US-based multinational manufacturer of home appliances, Whirlpool, is a well-known and trusted brand with a long history of offering durable and affordable home appliances.
Wear and tear are expected in appliances, and these can start causing some issues in the long term. Improper appliance use is one of the most common reasons for errors; fortunately, some aren’t as serious and can be fixed without an expert’s help.
In this article, we have listed relevant error codes shown in the Whirpool Duet washer and how to fix them.
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Error codes shown in the Whirlpool Duet washer
Here is a list of 16 Whirlpool Duet washer error codes, their reasons and possible solutions.
|Whirlpool Duet Washer Error Codes||Reason||Fix|
|F0E1||Items detected in the drum during the cleaning cycle||Clear out the load from the drum during the cleaning cycle of the washer|
|F1E1||Fault in the main control||It can be a severe issue, switch off the power supply to the washer for around a minute and then restart; if the error is still there, seek professional help.|
|F1E2||A fault in the motor happens when the control board has been reset several times.||The motor is faulty, and it needs replacing/repairing.|
|F2E3||Fault in the cycle selection. This error does not occur frequently,||Do a UI test and check all the connections. The main control board needs to be changed if it does not fix the error.|
|F3E1||Fault in pressure switch||Check for any object that might be causing the blockage.|
|F3E2||Fault in temperature sensor||Sometimes wires that connect the sensor get unplugged, so check the wire connection at the back of the drum. If it still shows the error, the sensor might be broken and needs replacement.|
|F5E1||Fault with the door switch. This error is shown mainly because you have run three washer cycles without opening the doors.||Try to open the door after every cycle. Check if the door is closed before starting a washer cycle.|
|F5E2||A door lock error is shown when the washer tries to lock the door six times and can’t close it.||Align the door with the lock, and check for any blockage in the door lock.|
|F5E3||Door unlock error, the washer will try to open the door six times, and if it can’t unlock it, it will show this error.||Align the door with the lock, and check for any blockage in the door lock.|
|F6E2||Communication error is shown when there is a communication problem between the control board and the motor control.||Check the wire connections; if you don’t find any problem in the wiring, either part is faulty.|
|F7E2||Fault in motor or motor control board||Make sure that the inner drum turns freely, and if it does spin freely, the fault may be in the motor control board.|
|F8E1||Fault in water inlet. This error appears when the washer tries to fill the water for 13 minutes but fails.||Ensure the water supply is on and check the pipes for any blockage.|
|F8E2||Dispenser error occurs when the dispenser motor is not working correctly.||Run the duet washer on diagnostic mode to diagnose the problem with the dispensing system.|
|F8E3||This error is shown when your washer is about to overflow and it stops it.||It can be related to many things, so check whether the washer water valves, drain pump and pressure sensor is working properly.|
|F8E4||Fault in the flow meter, this error also occurs when the washer is unable to fill.||Ensure the water supply is on and check the pipes for any blockage.|
|F9E1||This is the most common error, which means the washer took too long to drain during the cycle.||Your drain system must be clogged; clear out the drain system.|
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