Whirlpool Dryer Error Codes

Whirlpool Duet hybrid dryer error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Whirlpool Duet Hybrid dryer. For DIY repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for dryers, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your dryer.

Error Code

Condition

DIY advice

PF

Power failure

Check/Repair

PF indicates a power failure occurred while the dryer was running. Press Start to continue the cycle or Power to clear the display. Check the power cord connection to the wall outlet.

Possible parts

L2 or F4 E4

Low line voltage

Check/Repair

The L2 leg of 240-volt power is missing. Check the house circuit breaker that supplies the L2 leg of 240-volt power to the dryer. Reset the breaker if necessary. Unplug the dryer and check the power cord wiring on the dryer terminal block. Reconnect any loose power cord connections and wire the power cord according to the directions in the installation manual. Replace the power cord if damaged. With the dryer still unplugged, check the wiring connections on the main control board and reconnect any loose wires. Replace the control board if you find damage.

Possible parts

Power cord, main control board

F1 E1

Main control board or user interface control failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the dryer and check the wiring connections on the main control board and the user interface control. Reconnect any loose wires. Plug the dryer back in. If the code returns, replace the main control board. If the problem persists, replace the user interface control.

Possible parts

Main control board, user interface control

F2 E1

Stuck button

Check/Repair

A stuck button on the user interface control causes this code. If you can’t free the stuck key, replace the user interface control.

Possible parts

User interface control

F3 E1 or F3 E2

Outlet thermistor failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the dryer and check the outlet thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the outlet thermistor. You should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the main control board if the outlet thermistor and wiring are okay.

Possible parts

Outlet thermistor, wire harness, main control board

F3 E5

P14 connector unplugged

Check/Repair

Unplug the dryer and plug the P14 connector back into the main control board.

Possible parts

F3 E6

Moisture sensor failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the dryer and check the moisture sensor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the moisture sensor wire harness if damaged.

Possible parts

Moisture sensor wire harness

F3 E7

Moisture sensor shorted

Check/Repair

Check for a metal object shorted across the 2 metal moisture sensor bars inside the dryer. Unplug the dryer and check the moisture sensor wire harness for pinched or damaged wires. Replace the moisture sensor wire harness if damaged.

Possible parts

Moisture sensor harness

F3 E8 or F3 E9

Compressor thermistor failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the dryer and check the compressor thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the compressor thermistor. You should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the main control board if the outlet thermistor and wiring are okay.

Possible parts

Compressor thermistor, wire harness, main control board

F4 E1

Heater relay failure

Check/Repair

Unplug the dryer and check the wire harness connections on the main control board heater relay and the heating element. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the main control board if the wiring is okay.

Possible parts

Main control board, wiring harness

F4 E3

Restricted air flow

Check/Repair

Clean the lint filter and the secondary lint filter. Check the exhaust fan. Replace the exhaust fan if damaged.

Possible parts

Exhaust fan

F6 E1 or F6 E2

Communication error

Check/Repair

Communication between the main control board and user interface control has been lost. Unplug the dryer and check the wire harness between the main control board and the user interface control. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the user interface control. If the problem persists, replace the main control board.

Possible parts

Wire harness, user interface control, main control board

F9 E1

Drain system failure

Check/Repair

This error code displays when the dryer runs for 60 seconds with the float switch in the full position. Check the house drain system and the drain hose. Clear any blockage in the drain path. Replace the drain pump if damaged. Check the float switch. Release the float switch if stuck in the full position. Replace the float switch if damaged.

Possible parts

Drain pump, float switch

LF

Secondary lint filter removed

Check/Repair

Install the secondary lint filter if removed. Unplug the dryer and check the wiring connections on the secondary lint filter reed switch. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the secondary lint filter reed switch if damaged.

Possible parts

Secondary lint filter reed switch, wire harness

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