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F:21 error code on machine, changed motor but still appears

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F:21 error code on machine, changed motor but still appears
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  JamesI replied 1 year ago.

Hi Mark,

Have you reset the fault code by going into the engineer mode?

Place the dial at 12 o'clock (off position)

Turn the dial to the 6 o'clock position
Hold the spin speed button and turn dial one click clockwise (7 o'clock position)
Release spin speed button
Turn the dial clockwise to the 12 o'clock position, one click at a time.

Then set the dial to a program and check the fault code has cleared.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Fault code still appears
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Prefer to type questions
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The door will not open aswell
Expert:  JamesI replied 1 year ago.

No problem Mark,

It sounds like you have a faulty PCB, since the fault code should have cleared and only reoccurred once the motor was engaged. In this case I suspect the previous motor was probably not faulty, or if it did fail has caused a surge and took out the PCB.

You can manually override the door lock by following the instructions on the video here, if you can give me a the model number of your washer, I can look up the cost of a replacement PCB, but in most cases its cheaper to get someone in on a fixed price repair to replace the PCB.

Regards

James

Expert:  JamesI replied 1 year ago.

Hi Mark just wanted to follow up and see how you get on?

James