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I have a whirlpool wfs1276aw which is only weeks old the machine started to go to pause when it was supposed to be emptying. the manual says that the filter requires cleaning but when i unscrew the filter i cannot get it out to clean. the cap actually comes away from the filter and even then i can't remove the filter

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SOURCE: washing machine will not drain

You shd check out your pump, refer
to manual. There shd be some block there.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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SOURCE: i cant get the filter out of my washing machine help please

DO NOT keep trying to force the filter, especially not with pliers! Mine wouldn't turn, and when I eventually got it out it was because a coin was stuck in there! Rattle it left and right many times to free the coin, and eventually it will come out, but if you force it, either the plastic filter will break or the coin. Guess which?!

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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SOURCE: i cant get the filter out of my washing machine help please

Sometimes a bigger object might block the filter knob, and make it impossible to screw out. Then the only way is to remove the end of the sump hose attached to the filter and remove the stuck object.
(In my filter this object was an Umbraco key) :-)

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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the drain pump is jammed .........remove the filter at the bottom left of the machine get down and look in the hole and you will likeley find something in there if not you need a new pump

Posted on Mar 06, 2010

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SOURCE: My Whirlpool washing machine WFS1273AW,

The same thing happened to me and it was because there were socks stuck where the drain pipe attaches to the machine. If you tip your machine on its side and pull the black pipe off from the bottom of the drum you can remove anything which is stuck. Then it just clips back on again with a metal clip.

Posted on Sep 04, 2010

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Hi,

When my washer did that, I found that the shocks that hold the tub were bad...

Check out this tip I wrote about the noise and vibration that front load washers can make..

Washer Problems Washer noise when spinning


heatman101

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