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Mid 80's vintage Whirlpool Imperial 70 clothes washer

The washer would not drain. Wife kept trying on/off/on/off etc. until it no longer made any noise at all.

I drained the unit, cleaned the water pump lint trap (disgusting! definitely the cause of the trouble), checked the water pump, reassembled, set upright, plugged in again (to a live socket). Not a single sound beep click or other sign of life is evident.

If the stopped drainage caused the system to shut down, how do I get it to reset? Is there an internal fuse or switch or something I should check?

Thank you.

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Its possible tha tafter reassmebling the top/cabinet, you neglected to plug a plug back together, under the console area, sounds like this for if the machine has adequate power supply you should, at very least get water to come the machine check your connections under console area

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