How can I fix e01 f09 Whirlpool washer?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The e01 f09 whirlpool washer error code indicates that there is a problem with the washer's water level sensor. This sensor is responsible for detecting the amount of water in the washer tub and sending a signal to the washer's control board. If the sensor is not working properly, it can cause the washer to fill with too much or too little water, which can lead to this error code.

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1. Check the drain hose for a clog and clear it if necessary

Start by inspecting the drain hose for any debris or obstructions. If there are any issues, clear them using a plunger. If the hose is still clogged, you may need to replace it.

2. Check the drain pump filter for a clog and clear it if necessary

  1. Remove the bottom cover by removing the four screws that hold it in place.
  2. Locate and remove the drain pump filter. If necessary, use a small flat head screwdriver to break the seal around the filter and remove it.
  3. Inspect the filter for debris and signs of wear. If necessary, clean the filter and replace it if necessary.
  4. Reinstall the bottom cover and screws.

3. Clean the washer tub

1.Remove the washer tub by unscrewing the screws around the perimeter 2.Clean all of the soap scum and water stains with a scrub brush 3.Rinse the tub with cold water and scrub the walls and bottom with a scrub brush 4.Spray a degreaser onto a cloth and scrub the entire tub surface 5.Rinse the tub with cold water and wipe down the walls and bottom 6.Reattach the washer tub by screwing the screws back in place

4. Check the inlet hoses for a clog and clear it if necessary

  1. Look for signs of water or soap buildup inside the washer.
  2. Check the inlet hoses for any blockages or tears.
  3. If necessary, clear any blockages or tears in the inlet hoses with a plunger.
  4. Close the washer door and check for water or soap buildup inside the washer.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Check the inlet valve screens for a clog and clean them if necessary.
  2. Check the washer tub for a clog and clear it if necessary.
  3. Run a maintenance cycle.