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Draining problem Hi, When you had to adjust the water pump, how did you manage to get into it to find that magnet? Is it possible to remove the drain hose? I don't know how to solve my problem... Tks for helping have a great day sincerly isabelle (merisa4?

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  • bmbsteve55 Apr 01, 2009

    i removed the bottom door and took a look at the"magnet"(coil to me) and its secure i spun the impeller too,- its spins freely ,could there be something else causing this no draining problem

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The magnet connects to the outside of the pump. Aftertime it will come loose from vibration and use. Just resecure it with electric tape or something. The hose that connects to the pump is held in place by a simple hose clamp. Also there's a propeller inside the pump that can get knock out of place. Which will also leave you with a tub full of water. Reposition it with a ink pen or small screwdriver. To access the water pump remove the back panel, its located at the bottom of the drum.

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