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Kenmore washer stopped with F21 error code

Error code states drain/hose problem but seems okay. Says to do rinse/spin, hit second rinse to just spin out and empty water. Turn on "add a garment" and locked go on at same time. Says hit stop twice and unlocks, but again when you try to spin it out, both light up and nothing happens. Why did drain problem go off in the first place? Does not seem to be a drain problem. Only a couple months old and worked fine until now. Just get warranty service out? Thanks
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F21 turned to Sd after I cleaned out the drainage filter then went back to F21 again when i tried to restart. This all started one week after the maintenace agreement office called and said my service warantee was about to end. As soon as it ended...so did the working device. I guess my next step is to ohm out the pump and prepare to replace it.

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    same problem no repair man in my area

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Hi, I think the first thing you need to do is check the pump and make sur ethe impeller inside the pump is actuall turning and in good shape. Something may have passed through and in the course, sheared off the impeller fins. Chekc closely... Thanks

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REPL/ YOUR PUMP F 21 LONG DRAIN .. MAYBE JUST NEEDS TO CLEANED OUT

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Check and make sure your pump or filter is not clogged, then next I would suspect you have a faulty door lock mechanism
More common issues with the door lock.
Is water hooked up to the washer?

The door will remained locked while draining water. If during installation the washer was plugged in and turned on without water hoses attached, the washer may attempt to drain for 8 minutes before the door unlocks. Let the washer run until the door unlocks. Do not turn off the washer or unplug the washer.
Does water remain in the washer after the final spin?

If water remains in the washer after the final spin, then the door will not unlock. Select Drain/Spin or Spin Only to remove any remaining water from the washer. The door should unlock at the end of the cycle. For models that have Rinse/Drain & Spin, push the Extra Rinse button to turn off the rinse to remove excess water.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light on?

If the Add A Garment light is on, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed once. Pressing the Start button will restart the washer at the same point where it left off in the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light off?

If the Add A Garment light is off, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed twice. The door will not immediately unlock while the cycle is running due to a possible high-water level in the washer, high-water temperature, tumbling or spinning. It may take up to five minutes for the washer to stop spinning and draining before the door will unlock. You will hear the door click when it unlocks.
Trying to gain access into a locked door can be a bit frustrating. Upon researching your question I found some links that may help you unlock your washer door. I attached all links below. I hope this helps!
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LG themselves have some information on this error code..

http://lgknowledgebase.com/kb/index.php?View=entry&EntryID=6273

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if the pressure switch detects either water or suds, it commands the drain pump to continue. After 8 or so minutes, if it's still detecting water or suds, the F02 error is displayed.

try the following :
1. Check Wire Harness connections -
2. Check Drain pump. , as water drains at a rapid rate
3. Check Drain pump motor - , as water drains at a rapid rate
4. Check that the Drain hose and Drain Pump Filter is clear of
foreign objects. – , run a cable through both hose assemblies (exterior and interior) and to check if blocked.
5. Check the CCU –.
6. check for kinks in the hoses, and the height of the pump if beyond what the manual recommends.

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Iremove the pressure switch and test it by blowing into the inlet and check to hear the switch click, test the switch
blew into the pressure switch hose to clear the blockage,

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This solution is the best! Thank you so much. You just saved us a whole bunch of $$$ and frustration. 1 baby sock and 1 pair of undies later - the machine is back to normal. THANK YOU!

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