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Maytag Washer Error Codes

Your washer has stopped working and is flashing a code on the display. This is a guide about Maytag washer error codes.
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February 11, 2016

I have a Maytag Maxima steam x front load washer. I have had to call a repair tech once and it cost $200. In mid cycle it throws e01 and f08 codes, the door will not unlock and there is no power. It just did it again a week after repair. Here is my tip. I kept unplugging the power cord and plugging it back in over and over for about 15 minutes, continuously. It finally unlocked and reset itself. I wish I had tried this to begin with. Just don't give up, keep messing with it until it catches.

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June 28, 20160 found this helpful

Was your motor still on. Mine is but door don't open and it will not reset

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May 30, 2017

I have a Maytag washing machine that does not start and displays "lid" as fault. I have to unplug the washing machine, and plug in again, then it starts the wash cycle. If this a lid switch that is bad?

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May 31, 20170 found this helpful

From applianceassistant.com lid Error Lid Opened (Stored Error Code F81)

Is the lid open?

Close the lid to clear the display. If the lid remains open for more than 10 minutes, water in the washtub will drain.

I think you may have a bad lid switch, or a sensor problem. The sensor may "think" the switch is bad, but it isn't.

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September 4, 2016

My Maytag front load washer will not start. It flashes the letter "F" then the number "11".

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September 13, 20162 found this helpful

my maytag washer runs fine, untilit gets to the spin cycle. when it get to the spin cycle it flashes f9 or e1

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December 4, 2013

I have a Maytag front load washer, model MFW9600SQO. The F02 and SUD codes show up during washing even though I have done the following: Replaced water pump and strainer. Cleaned out behind the door gasket, cleaned out ball on top of drain at the bottom of the washer. Inspected hose from pump to drain pipe for blockage and found none. Identified that water is flowing into and out of washer. I have unplugged the washer overnight. I have run machine without soap 3-4 times.

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I can get it to run, but get the FO2 and SUD code towards the end of wash cycle. If I press the off button once and start button twice I can get it to continue to run, but this has to be repeated every 3 minutes or so until the was is done. What do I do now?

By William B.

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December 6, 20131 found this helpful
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I copied this answer from a website called fixya.com. Hope this helps.

If it's not draining properly and shows this F02 Code there may be a simple solution. Take the bottom front panel off (it has 3 screws.) There will be an off white circular plastic thing there. Resembles the top to a cannister. Twist it off. There will be a good bit of water if it hasn't drained properly. I put a cookie sheet under it to catch most of the water. Once you completely unscrew the top off hopefully your problem will be right there. Unbelievable... we found 2 socks, a glove, a bead, coins and don't ask me but there was a nail in there as well. I was so happy that we didn't need to pay a repair man.

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March 8, 2017

I have a Maytag Bravo MVWX700XW1 washer. What does error code F7 E1 mean and how do I repair it? Thank you.

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March 9, 20170 found this helpful

In addition to Judy's response where she found the information from: http://producth  ront_Load_Washer

Another website Sears Expert says, to unplug and replug in the power cord.

If the problem still, do you still have warranty for someone to come out and check your washing machine.

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February 16, 20150 found this helpful

What is error code F20?

By Nancy T.

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February 17, 20150 found this helpful
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You can try a search yourself or the actual Maytag explanation site:

http://www.mayt  d-washer/PH5130/

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By 0 found this helpful
August 21, 2016

I have a Maytag Neptune Washer MAH5500BWW. The service cycle displays code PA and h. What are these codes? The washer won't start, the display board works, and it runs a service cycle.

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February 28, 20170 found this helpful

One site stated that the code is indicating the speed of the drum, so it is not an actual error code

THis here might be useful because it is the actual manual for this machine, and it states that the codes are found in Section 5: https://www.man  /258287?page=125

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September 26, 2016

The error code F21 is displayed on my Maytag front load washer. How can I fix it?

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October 16, 20160 found this helpful

How to fix it lost my book

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September 28, 20131 found this helpful

I am getting the code 5D on my top load washing machine model # mvw8450wq1.

By Linda

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September 29, 20130 found this helpful

Here is the customer service line for Maytag

http://www.maytag.com/contact-us/

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February 27, 20140 found this helpful

My Maytag Neptune washer is throwing an error code d4. Help?

By Teri from Elyria, OH

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February 28, 20140 found this helpful
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Your manual should explain all the error codes. I really got a scare the first time I got an error code on my brand new sewing machine. I looked it up and found out my bottom thread was tangled. I hope yours is that simple. Mine turned out to be Code Red Operator Silliness. Hope yours is too.

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February 14, 20140 found this helpful

I have a Maytag Neptune washer. I was washing a small load when the unit stopped with a code ND. There is dirty water in drum. It won't spin or drain.

By John

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February 15, 20140 found this helpful
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The User Guide for my Neptune washer suggests checking for a kinked drain hose or a plugged stand pipe if you get error code ND. If you still have problems you could call their customer service line at 1-888-462-9824.

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July 12, 2016

My front load machine is showing an error code 3E. What does that mean?

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February 6, 20170 found this helpful

My washer showing code E3 what do that mean

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June 22, 20131 found this helpful

My washer stopped and is blinking F1. It is full of water; what does this mean?

By Susan from Suffield, CT

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June 24, 20130 found this helpful

I found a link which said to press pause/cancel and then restart. If it doesn't work call for service. The link also said that is is a common problem and is the reason for a number of lawsuits.

Here is the link:

http://answers.  606052556AAcxd8y

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April 22, 20150 found this helpful

The code OE comes up. What does it mean?

By Pamela B

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August 11, 20150 found this helpful

I have an lg washer and OE means either a clogged or pinched drain hose.

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January 2, 20150 found this helpful

I have a Maytag Bravo 400 quiet series washer. I am getting the code "DL" and it won't start.

By Dolly D from TX

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January 2, 20150 found this helpful

You can find the code description in your product manual or on the Maytag website.

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September 23, 20140 found this helpful

It looks like my front loading Maytag will not go into the wash cycle and displays an error code F30. I have been unable to locate its meaning. Anyone know?

By James

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September 24, 20140 found this helpful

From what I have seen on the net, it sounds as though your machine is having a dispenser issue. It could be that the dispenser motor is not working properly. You might try researching how to fix that. Hope this helps.

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July 2, 2016

I am in need of some assistance that the kind of folks at Maytag are either unable or unwilling to perform. My washer, three years old, is giving me an error code of 'f6 e1' followed by three rapid beeps. It's part of the 2000 series (the one with only bad reviews on Amazon), model #MHWE201YW00.

I have already swapped out the machine control board at the advice of a local serviceman, and before I light more money on fire I figured the wise sages of the internet could render better assistance than I've received thus far.

Thanks for solving my first world problem.

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March 1, 20140 found this helpful

My Maytag Neptune washer is flashing an error code that looks like an upside down "F" and an "E". It won't run. Any help?

By James F.

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November 4, 20140 found this helpful

Did you find out what it meant? I am having the same issue with mine. It's not in the manual nor did Maytag know when I called them.

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March 30, 20150 found this helpful

The washer was not used for 2 months. Now every load gives ol code. It is not overloaded. I even get the code if my washer is empty.

By Ib

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March 30, 20150 found this helpful

You do not provide to washer manufacturer make so not sure of the OL code. May mean something is stuck in the works somewhere, a drag on the drive, or the control board is failing. Need a technician to take the washer apart to find the problem.

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March 21, 20150 found this helpful

How do I clear the long drain code?

By Randy

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March 21, 20150 found this helpful

It would help if you would provide the make, model, year, etc., of the washer as not all codes are the same.

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March 17, 20150 found this helpful

How do I clear the "long drain" error code?

By Randy

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March 17, 20150 found this helpful

Would help if you provide the washer brand and the code number as codes may be different by the manufacturer.

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March 7, 20150 found this helpful

What does F12 on a Maytag 3000 washer mean?

By G from C

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March 7, 20150 found this helpful

The Maytag product manual has all codes and their meanings. You can also contact Maytag directly by phone or email from this site:

http://www.maytag.com/support/

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April 28, 2016

I have a Maytag 9000 series front load washer. I had an error code "f28". The repair man came out said it was the motor control panel so they replaced it. Now its throwing an "f99" code and nobody can figure it out do you have any ideas?

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April 22, 2016

What does e2 mean?

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February 13, 20150 found this helpful

My washer started and then stopped, flashing the error code FL. What is the problem?

By Joey J.

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February 16, 20150 found this helpful

The name, model, etc., of your washer would help here as most manufacturers use their own codes for problems. However, I tried an online search for the code and found that Kenmore washers use the FL code for problems with the water pump. I copied an answer on the "shopyourway" website here:

The water in the tub can be drained by lowering the drain hose to the ground over a small catch pan. The 1st image below shows the path of the water in drain. If the drain hose is lowered then gravity should allow the water to drain out. If you lower the hose and no water comes out then there is a blockage in the hose or the pump.

If no water drained out when the drain hose was lowered then I recommend first removing the hoses connected to the pump and check for obstructions.

To access the pump you will need to lay the washer on its back and remove the bottom access panel. See the 3rd image to access and change the drain pump.

Of course the flood switch could be bad or suds in the machine can cause a false FL code but check the pump and the hoses first. Of course, you may require a service tech to diagnose and correct the problem for you.

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January 20, 20150 found this helpful

I received a code oL on estimated time remaining. What does that mean?

By Lynn S.

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January 20, 20150 found this helpful

If it isn't overloaded, there may be something stuck between the wash basket and the rest of the machine. Removing the basket may dislodge it.

In case it's just an overload, try washing fewer clothes at one time. Clothes should reach no higher than the top of the basket before they get wet and not have to be pressed down.

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January 4, 20150 found this helpful

I have Maytag dishwasher model MDW700EDWG. It is showing error code F7 when I power on the machine. Can you help me to provide more information on this code?

By Milind

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January 5, 20150 found this helpful

The product manual that came with your machine will have the code meaning. Also, the Maytag website can help with your problem.

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December 30, 20140 found this helpful

What is an A7 error code? My Maytag front loader has this error will not spin after the wash cycle.

By Joel K.

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December 31, 20140 found this helpful

You can check your product manual for the code, contact the store where purchased or contact the manufacturer's customer service.

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December 24, 20140 found this helpful

What does it mean when it's flashing F13?

By Betty

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December 24, 20140 found this helpful

Every manufacturer has different codes so without knowing your washer's manufacturer, no answer. You can get this information in your product booklet or online at the manufacturer's website.

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March 24, 2016

I have a Maytag front load washer. Once I set the cycle the estimated time remaining shows the proper time, like "45 minutes". Once I start the machine, it starts to fill with water (I'm not sure if it fills completely), then it often will start to wash a bit. Next, it beeps and the display in the estimated time remaining flashes a "H" then a "F", but will not complete the cycle. It just continues to flash these to letters (one after the other). I don't know what it means or how I can get it to wash.

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December 21, 20140 found this helpful

The door lock light is blinking on my front load Maytag Maxima. This is all it will do. This happened when I forgot to turn the water on. First it had a code blinking that I looked up and it was for the water, so I turned it on and now it is making a humming noise and the door is locked and that is all it will do.

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