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Machine will not empty or rinse

The machine is not rinsing out the clothes. It takes in water and appears to run as normal but then it does not drain out the water. I tried using an alternative wash program and it did not take in any water. I am not certain if the problem is that its not draining or its not spinning correctly.

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I have washer make of sears and been using last 5 years. But now the problem is washer works preety good but at the last cycle it does not spin to rinse . can you tell me how can I fix the problem.

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Re: Machine will not empty or rinse

Put off the machine. After 3 or 4 minutes put the control to "spin only" & put the machine on. If this does not work you hv a drain problem which shd be checked......

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