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Hotpoint WMA30 Front Loader Not Pumping Out but still fills if put on rinses, on spin tries but gives up

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During a cycle it would not Spin, as there was not a lot of Water I opened the door and removed most of the garments.
Then Tried the slow Spin again, after trying a few times it gave up on spinning.
I thought the programmer may have got upset so I switched it off on the front. Left it a while and then tried the Hand wash programme it worked up to the pont of spinning where it stop. I noticed that there the drum was about 25% of water. So I guess the water is not getting pumped out.
I tried the Slow rinse programme but all that happend was that it filled with more water and is now about half full of water. Clearly it is not pumping the water out and I cannot hera the pum working so may be it thinks their is no water init., but I would have thought it would have sensed this and not added more water. Before I take it about have you any idea what can be wrong and how is the best way to get the water out

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  • mohd_yousufs Nov 12, 2008

    i started using the water is a not pumping out i tried ofn all different sections but i couldnt get it its spinnnig for a while but not pumping out the water but i tried everything.\

  • dmrtheref Dec 28, 2008

    the lights are not working and it will not reset and i have changed the fuse three times even though they were not broken? Installed the WMA 30 washing machine and it filled up with water and it did nothing else so i tried to reset it and it still has not reset ?

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No easy way to get water out but try putting drain hose down at floor level into a bucket and that may work
fault is probably filter blocked.
to access filter, take rear back panel off. you will see a large diameter hose going from bottom of tub to pump. disconnect this hose at tub end - carefull, water will come out. filter is inside this hose. take it out, clean and reassemble

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It's actually the drain motor/pump which drains the water out of the washer after each of the cycles; the spin cycle 'just' spins the water out of the garments, during which the pump is draining whatever comes out of the garments.
So- I would gently suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor/pump lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters and many machines will not even go to rinse or spin or release the door lock if there is any water still left inside.
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More common issues with the door lock.
Is water hooked up to the washer?

The door will remained locked while draining water. If during installation the washer was plugged in and turned on without water hoses attached, the washer may attempt to drain for 8 minutes before the door unlocks. Let the washer run until the door unlocks. Do not turn off the washer or unplug the washer.
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If water remains in the washer after the final spin, then the door will not unlock. Select Drain/Spin or Spin Only to remove any remaining water from the washer. The door should unlock at the end of the cycle. For models that have Rinse/Drain & Spin, push the Extra Rinse button to turn off the rinse to remove excess water.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light on?

If the Add A Garment light is on, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed once. Pressing the Start button will restart the washer at the same point where it left off in the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light off?

If the Add A Garment light is off, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed twice. The door will not immediately unlock while the cycle is running due to a possible high-water level in the washer, high-water temperature, tumbling or spinning. It may take up to five minutes for the washer to stop spinning and draining before the door will unlock. You will hear the door click when it unlocks.
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http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/questions/204092-how-do-i-get-the-door-open-on-my-kenmore-washer

http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/questions/220303-does-front-loader-door-open http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/questions/134692-why-wont-the-door-open-on-my-kenmore-frontloading-washer

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Whirlpool duet ht.... Door will not unlock, cancel button turns machine off. will not start, unlock button does nothing. clothes stuck inside, not sure if there is water inside or not, but will not drain...


Hello there and thank you for chosing fixya
Here is a few things to check before you do a manual opening of the door
You may have already done these steps but please try this again in this order ok?

Check to see if the "Add a Garment" light is lit on the Duet's display. The light will only be on during the first eight minutes of a washer cycle, when the function is usable.
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UNPLUG THE MACHINE
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Do you have any error codes?

Does water remain in the washer after the final spin?
If water remains in the washer after the final spin, then the door will not unlock. Drain/Spin or Spin Only to remove any remaining water from the washer. The door should unlock at the end of the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light on?
If the Add A Garment light is on, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed once. Pressing the Start button will restart the washer at the same point where it left off in the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light off?
If the Add A Garment light is off, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed twice. The door will not immediately unlock while the cycle is running due to a possible high-water level in the washer, high-water temperature, tumbling or spinning. It may take up to five minutes for the washer to stop spinning and draining before the door will unlock. You will hear the door click when it unlocks.
If Pause/Cancel does not work:
  1. Unplug washer or disconnect power for one minute.
  2. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start.
NOTE: If the error remains on the display, call for service.

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Does water remain in the washer after the final spin?
If water remains in the washer after the final spin, then the door will not unlock. Drain/Spin or Spin Only to remove any remaining water from the washer. The door should unlock at the end of the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light on?
If the Add A Garment light is on, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed once. Pressing the Start button will restart the washer at the same point where it left off in the cycle.
Is the door locked and the Add A Garment light off?
If the Add A Garment light is off, then the washer door will unlock after the Pause/Cancel button is pressed twice. The door will not immediately unlock while the cycle is running due to a possible high-water level in the washer, high-water temperature, tumbling or spinning. It may take up to five minutes for the washer to stop spinning and draining before the door will unlock. You will hear the door click when it unlocks.

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