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Trouble Draining The machine started making a noise during normal operation. It now will not drain. It seems that when it is suppose to drain, it makes a noise instead.

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Thanks Tresilla that was our problem. Now my washer is working again and it didnt cost a penny. Thanks a million Melissa

Posted on Jun 26, 2007

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You probably have something stuck in the pump impellor. remove the filter and clean it. check pump impellor for foreign objects - bits of bra wire are the favourite

Posted on Jun 14, 2007

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