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Kenmore elite HE3t wouldn't drain or spin

We followed previous post & removed front panel & took white cap off and cleaned out (found gunk and a penny) replaced all (after sopping up MUCH WATER w/ shamwow (finally a good use for that hahah) started again & it seemed to be gonna work...went thru a drain & spin cycle..then stopped again. We have opened it back up...(and found the tech's manual also taped inside)...
what next????

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Does the pump sound like it grinding and makeing a lot of noise ? Can you hear the pump or does it sound like its huming? There could be something stuck in the impeller of the pump. There are 3 phillips screws that hold that pump together. if you take the pump of and the impeller is not flush with itself and looks dislodged you need to replace your pump.

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Ok unplug unit...take connector,,of pump .put you volt meter to connector running from unit ,and see if we have 110 volts at the pump..if we do you have a bad pump...

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