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Whirlpool Dryer Error Codes

Whirlpool Dryer Error Code F:28

Error codes on your Whirlpool dryer can be a source of frustration, but they also provide valuable information about the issue at hand. When you encounter Error Code F:28, it typically points to a problem with the moisture sensor and its associated wiring. Here’s a detailed guide on how to diagnose and resolve this issue:

1. Unplug the Dryer:

  • First and foremost, for safety reasons, unplug your Whirlpool dryer from the electrical outlet. This ensures that there’s no electrical connection while you work on it.

2. Locate the Moisture Sensor:

  • The moisture sensor is a critical component responsible for gauging the moisture level in your laundry. It helps the dryer determine when your clothes are dry.

3. Check Wiring Connections:

  • Inspect the wiring connections leading to the moisture sensor. Look for any loose, damaged, or disconnected wires. Ensure that all connections are secure and in good condition.

4. Correct Any Wiring Issues:

  • If you find any damaged or loose wires, fix or replace them as necessary. Secure all connections to the moisture sensor.

5. Reconnect the Dryer:

  • After addressing the wiring issues, plug your Whirlpool dryer back into the electrical outlet.

6. Test the Dryer:

  • Run a test cycle to check if Error Code F:28 persists. If the issue is resolved, the error code should no longer appear, and your dryer should function correctly.

7. Replace the Moisture Sensor (if necessary):

  • If after checking and securing the wiring connections, Error Code F:28 continues to display, it may indicate a faulty moisture sensor. In this case, it’s advisable to replace the moisture sensor with a new one. Refer to your dryer’s user manual or seek professional assistance for the replacement process.

Error Code F:28 can be a straightforward issue related to wiring connections, but it’s essential to perform a thorough inspection and ensure that the problem is fully resolved. If you’re uncertain about diagnosing or fixing the error code, or if it persists despite your efforts, consider reaching out to professional technicians for a more in-depth assessment and repair.

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