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I have a maytag 3000 series washer and I have a F21 error.

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I have a maytag 3000 series washer and I have a F21 error. What does this mean?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 5 years ago.
Hello. I will helping you with you question to day. The first thing you can do is remove the lower bottom front panel. It is held in by 3 screws at the very bottom. 1/2 way across behind this panel is a hand twistable drain catch. Remove the cap from the drain catch and WATCH OUT water will come out. Remove whatever is in the catch and reinstall it--- you should be good. If not then read below for all the other possibilities provided by Maytag.

After 4 minutes the “Sd” error will be displayed, then
4 minutes later the “F/21” error code will be displayed.
Press PAUSE/CANCEL two times to clear the display.
Possible Causes/Procedure
1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure
the pump is running.
4. Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects.
5. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
6. If the above does not correct the problem, go to step 7.
7. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
8. Replace the pump.

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