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How do I fix the F8E1 error on my Maytag Washer?

Published on April 10th, 2022

The f8e1 error code on a Maytag washer indicates that the washer is unable to fill with water. This can be caused by a number of things, such as a clogged water inlet screen, a faulty water inlet valve, or a problem with the home's water supply.

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1. Clean out the washer

  1. Remove the front panel of the washer.
  2. Remove the four screws that hold the top panel in place.
  3. Lift up the top panel.
  4. Remove the four screws that hold the washer in place.
  5. Remove the top panel.
  6. Remove the water inlet and drain hose.
  7. Remove the water pump.
  8. Remove the motor.
  9. Remove the screws that hold the drum in place.
  10. Remove the drum.
  11. Clean the drum and the roller bearings.
  12. Replace the motor, water pump, and screws that hold the top panel in place.
  13. Replace the top panel.
  14. Replace the screws that hold the front panel in place.
  15. Replace the front panel.
  16. Replace the four screws that hold the top panel in place.
  17. Replace the top panel.
  18. Replace the screws that hold the washer in place.
  19. Reconnect the water inlet and drain hose.
  20. Reinstall the top panel.
  21. Replace the four screws that hold the top panel in place.
  22. Replace the screws that hold the washer in place.
  23. Reconnect the water inlet and drain hose.
  24. Reinstall the top panel.
  25. Replace the screws that hold the top panel in place.
  26. Reinstall the front panel.

2. Check the washer's drain hose for any clogs or blockages

  1. Open the washer's drain hose by unthreading it from the top of the washer.
  2. Use a plunger to clear any objects obstructing the drain hose's flow.
  3. Check the drain hose for any cracks or tears. If there are any problems, replace the drain hose.

3. Inspect the washer's fill hose for any leaks or damage

  1. Check the washer's fill hose for any leaks.
  2. If there are any leaks, fix them.
  3. If the hose is damaged, replace it.

4. Make sure the washer is properly level

  1. Verify that the washer is properly plugged into an outlet and the wall.
  2. Check the water level indicator on the machine. If it is low, add water. If it is high, drain and refill.
  3. Turn off the water supply to the washer.
  4. Remove the front panel of the washer.
  5. If the leveling legs are not adjustable, adjust them so that the washer is level.
  6. Replace the front panel.
  7. Turn on the water supply to the washer.
  8. Check the water level indicator to ensure that it is at the proper level.
  9. Close the lid of the washer.
  10. Test the washer by loading a few items and checking the water level.

5. Check the washer's drive belt for any damage or wear

  1. Remove the front panel of the machine by unscrewing the four screws located at the front corners of the panel.
  2. Lift up the front panel and check the drive belt for any wear or damage.
  3. Replace the drive belt if necessary.
  4. Reinstall the front panel and screws.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Inspect the washer's motor for any damage or wear.
  2. Call a Maytag authorized service provider for further assistance.