Door or Lid Switch Error
A Whirlpool Washer displays a F26 error code when a Door or Lid Switch Error has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics.
Whirlpool Washer F26 Error Code Meaning
This code appears if the control does not detect the door opening after 3 consecutive loads, indicating that the door switch failed. The code also displays when the door switch is open with the door locked.
Whirlpool Washer F26 Error Code Possible Causes
- Loose wire connection at the door lock or main PCB.
- The door lock is defective.
- The main PCB is defective.
The list of possible causes above may assist in determining the cause of the error code. Sometimes the error code cannot be resolved easily with the information on this page. For more information that may help diagnosis the error code visit the Appliance Repair Technical Support page of this website. Contacting a trained Appliance Repair Technician is another option if the if the issue is to difficult to resolve with the information provided.
A Whirlpool Washer displaying an error code can lock out the Washer or disable it from functioning normally. In order to regain normal functionality of the Washer the problem causing the error code will need to be resolved. Often the issue can be resolved with a simple repair or minor part replacement. This is much more cost effective and has a far less impact on the environment than a complete appliance replacement.
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The information on this page may also apply to any of the following Washer manufactures under the Whirlpool brand.
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