What Do Maytag Washer Error Codes Mean and How to Fix Them?
As one of the most known appliance companies, Maytag has grown with time to offer a range of appliances that have adapted to the changing needs of homeowners. However, with appliances come issues. But with Maytag error codes, you can know where the problem lies. You will notice some odd behaviour when these codes are displayed. Instead of DIY troubleshooting, it is advised that you consider professional help as DIY fixing may sometimes damage our appliance even further.
If your machine has been showing error codes lately, here are all the codes decoded to help you find the problem
|rL||Loaded Drum||You will notice clothes in the drum of your washer if this error is displayed. You will also notice that your washer stops mid-cycle.|
|F01||Connection error Central Control Unit And EEPROM||If your washer is stopping mid-cycle, there may be a power interruption causing this. This is because the connection between the CCU and the EEPROM is hindered.|
|F11||Problem with the Motor Control Unit||This error code suggests an underlying problem with the Motor Control Unit and voltage regulator. Usually, this leads to an interrupted high-speed spin. You will notice that the door unlocks within 3 minutes.|
|F20||Problem with the Water Inlet||As a common Maytag error code, this error occurs especially in old models. The pressure switch will automatically trip off in 6 minutes and the durm would get locked without water.|
|F21||Long drain error||Problem: When your washer faces a drainage issue, the machine will stop mid-cycle and you will notice that the door is locked. It will take a while for the washer to drain all the water and the water valves may be turned off.|
|F22||Problem with the door lock||If there are 6 failed attempts to lock the door, the error will be displayed. It also means that the lock mechanism of your washer is broken.|
|F23||Failure of the heating element||If this error is displayed, you should check the heating element as it may cause your water to not heat at all.|
|F24||Water Temperature Sensor Issue||If the water temperature sensor is damaged, this error will be displayed. You will find the water not heating during the wash cycle.|
|F25||Drive motor tachometer error||The tachometer is responsible for producing analogue voltage for your washer. If this is damaged, you will see this error code and the washer will shut down during a high-spin cycle.|
|F26||Door Switch Damaged|
In case this error is displayed, it means that the door was not opened since 3 cycles or that the door is not closed properly.
|F27||Overflowing Issue||This error suggests that your drain pump is draining excess water which means that the problem lies in the overflow contact.|
|F28||Interrupted Serial Communication||This is a commonly displayed Maytag error code and occurs when the serial communication between the MCU and the CCU is interrupted. In this case, your washer will not respond to any commands.|
|F29||Issues with unlocking the door||This error suggests an underlying issue with your door mechanism. You will notice that the door of your washer is not locking properly.|
|F30||Dispenser system problems||This error suggests that the dispenser motor is placed incorrectly or has started malfunctioning.|
|F31||Motor Control Unit Disrupted||This error suggests that your MCU was disrupted. You will find that your washer is shutting down automatically and the washer is overheating.|
|F33||Problem with Pump Drive System||If your washer detects a problem with your pump system, you will notice the water leaking out of the system. This error suggests that there is a problem in the connection between the pump and the CCU.||If you notice your machine having this error, you must call a technician right away as there needs to be a replacement of your CCU or the pump wiring.|