How to Troubleshoot a Maytag Epic Washer Front Loader

Each model in the Maytag's Epic automatic clothes washer series has a computerized processing unit that displays error codes on a digital screen when something goes wrong with the washer. These codes help Maytag service technicians diagnose the unit. If you know the codes, you can troubleshoot the problem yourself, rather than request a service call, possibly fixing the issue yourself and saving you some money in the process.

Long Fill (LF) or Drain Problem (F9E1) Error Code

Step 1

Press the power button to cancel the cycle.

Step 2

Unplug the washer or disconnect power to the outlet its using.

Step 3

Turn the power back on and select the cycle you wanted and press start.

Washer Problem (F--E--) Error Code

Step 1

Press power to end the cycle.

Step 2

Open the door to check for excess water in the drum.

Step 3

Press "RINSE DRAIN & SPIN" if there is still water in the drum to remove that excess water.

Suds Routine (SD) Error Code

Step 1

Open the drum at the end of the wash cycle.

Step 2

Remove the clothes from washer, carefully examining them for damage from the excess suds issues.

Step 3

Review your detergent uses to ensure that you're using the recommended type of detergent and the correct amount as stated on the product's instructions.