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Washer stopped and will not drain ...... Shuts off

My 5 1/2 years old machine stopped and will not drain properly.
About a month ago this happened and I cleared the white drain part and hoses under the machine.
Now it is stopping again and when the machine is unplugged and started again it starts and making noises from the black part under the machine beside the white draining piece.
Also the door is locked and my clothes are still in the machine.
How do i fix this and How do i get my clothes out of the machine?
Please let me know asap,

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  • anjeet424 Nov 07, 2008

    I have a similar problem in that my machine is almost 5 years old, and my machine washed the clothes just fine but when it came time to drain the machine and rinse and spin, it stopped and gave me an error type code flashing F and then du. I unplugged it and checked the drain hose and there was no blockage there. I am wondering if there is something blocking the water from the inside and holding it in the machine, not allowing it to exit through the drain hose. Is there a way to manually over-ride the front door locking mechanism??

    It would really be helpful. That way I could attempt to clear away whatever may be blocking the interior drain as well as to retrieve my clothes before they are damaged.

  • kphilion Nov 08, 2008

    I took off the bottom front panel (3 screws) and put my hand up and pushed a release lever and it opened no problem..... but as for getting the water out .... I used the shop vac on the drain hose and it emptied all the water out....but washer still not draining. I think the pump is gone.

  • kphilion Nov 17, 2008

    I replaced the pump and the washer works great ...... Thanks for everything ....... This is a great website and you save me lots of money.


  • judy200 Nov 17, 2008

    I also have a front load Duet HT Whirlpool washer which is coming up with the F02 code and stops with the wash light lit up. I have to unplug and reset plug breaker and can get it to rinse and spin. Can you tell me what that code means?



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If there is nothing in pump replace it ,door will unlock when error code is fixed on 2nd person if its not your pump its your ccu board top rear ,to open door take off bottom panel 3 star screws put hand up inside under lid switch there is round plastic tab pull down while opening door its a release cloths "less soap plz "

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