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Drum won't spin and water won't drain

I have a Frigidaire front loading machine that is about 7 years old. The dial will run through the cycle, but the drum won't spin and the water won't drain. I hate to get a repairman until I kind of know if this is a major problem..thanks for your help!

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  • gorjusborg Mar 05, 2009

    I had the exact same problem, the washer would run through the whole cycle, but the clothes were sopping wet.

    Running the washer through a cycle while I watched revealed a buzzing sound I'd never heard before. It sounded as if a motor was under strain, but the cycle was progressing as usual.

    When it came time for high speed spin cycle, the washer wouldn't spin at full speed.

    I took off the front panel of my FTF530FS (FTF530FS1) washer. The drain pump was in the front right corner. After unscrewing the hose clamp for the widest diameter boot, I found a breast pad, a dime and ball of hair that were clogging the drain pump on the intake side. After removal of the clog, the machine ran normally.

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No spin unless drains. Check pump and hose leading to it for blockage; if none then replace it. I cannot see your reply due to some tech issue w/ the site, so it may be a day or so before I can reply again. Please leave feedback for me if appropriate. Thanks

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