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Machine fills and agitates, but won't drain

The washing machine fills and agitates, but completely stops when it comes time to drain. So I do not know if it will spin because the timer knob stops when the wash cycle (agitation) reaches the ''spin'' mark on the dial. Once it stops, no draining occurs and the soapy water just sits there. I've pulled out all of the wet soapy clothes and still no action. It will, however, still fill and agitate if I return the dial to the start postition again. It just keeps on stoping in the same spot (''rinse'' mark on the knob) with no draining.

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It sounds like you pump is clogged. If there is something stuck in your pump the motor can't spin it to drain the water. If that is the problem then it's easy to fix. Simply clear the pump and put it back on, just make sure to clamp off the hoses to the pump with hose clamps or you will have water every where. If that is not the problem though then it means that your timer is bad and that is a little more expensive. Try the pump first though and hope that that is all it is. If not, like I said, you will need a new timer but most likely your pump is just clogged with something that is causing the pump motor to not spin. It could be a coin or a hair pin or even a sock or something. Good luck and let me know if you have any other questions.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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Please empty your machine and run the machine empty. If the washer goes through the whole cycle without any clothes. Please let me know

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