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Kenmore Front Load Washer Won't Drain (Model #417.40052990)

This happened one time before after washing something that had way too much fuzz come off it. My hubby was in Iraq, so I found instructions on line detailing how to clean the trap (I'm not sure if that's the correct terminology). I can't find the instructions again.

We're pretty challenged in this area, so the step by step instructions I had found before were great. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

P.S. I couln't find the product in the final question, so I put the closest thing. Thanks again.

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The machine knows when there is water left in the tub and will not function properly because the level switch indicator is still open.Ok, to simplify this ,you have a clogged pump and if there is no access into the machine from the front then look at the back to see if there is.Open the panel and remove the hoses from the pump and remove what is caught in it.Also look into the ends of both the 2 hoses.Don't wash RUGS,MOPS,COIN MONEY,NAILS,JEWELERY,UNDER WIRE BRA'S,OR ANY THING THAT DOESN'T BELONG IN THE WASHER,cause these little things don't make it past the pump,therefor washer leaves water inside and error messages start rolling.

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