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Whirlpool LTG6234DQ Stopped Now Won't do anything

It looks like the laundry tub sink plug may have fallen in and inadvertently backed up the exhaust water to overflow? in the laundry tub. The floor was wet and looked like that may have happened.

I'm glad it shut off. But now don't know how to reset the machine. Nothing works the dryer, washer though the plug looks fine and the fuse seems okay too. Is there some sort of reset button somewhere?

I appreciate any advice you can share.

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A sink stopper will not damage your unit its to big,,it cant get though your wash basket...check your outlet,,or use another out rated 15 amps or more..

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