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Whirlpool Dryer Error Codes

Whirlpool Dryer Error Code: PF

The PF error code on your Whirlpool dryer indicates that a power failure occurred while the dryer was in operation. This interruption in the power supply can disrupt the normal cycle. When the dryer encounters a power failure, it’s designed to display the PF code to alert you to the issue. Fortunately, this error is not related to a malfunction within the dryer itself but rather an external power supply issue.

Recommended Action:

  1. Press Start to Continue: In most cases, pressing the “Start” button will allow you to resume the dryer cycle from where it left off before the power failure. This is a straightforward way to get your dryer back on track.
  2. Check Power Supply: Frequent power failures may indicate issues with your home’s electrical supply. Verify that the power outlet where the dryer is plugged in is functioning correctly. Ensure the outlet is providing a stable and consistent power supply.
  3. Inspect the Dryer Cord: It’s a good practice to examine the power cord and the connections. A loose or damaged cord can cause intermittent power disruptions. If you notice any issues, such as frayed wires or loose connections, consider replacing or repairing the power cord.
  4. Use a Surge Protector: If your area experiences frequent power outages or surges, using a surge protector for your dryer can help protect it from potential power-related problems.
  5. Contact an Electrician: If you continue to experience persistent power failures, despite verifying the power supply and the dryer’s cord, it’s advisable to consult an electrician to assess your home’s electrical system. They can identify and resolve any underlying electrical issues.

Remember that the PF error code is usually not a sign of a malfunction within the dryer itself but rather a response to external power disturbances. By following these steps, you can ensure a smoother drying experience with your Whirlpool dryer. I

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