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I want to drain the pump as per the manual for storage

The owners manual says that if you wish to store the washing machine in a cold location like a cottage that you should drain the pump to avoid damage. Makes sense to me, but the manual doesn't say how. I've taken the access cover on the front off and unscrewed what appears to be a filter cover but I can't get past the round white plate that's behind this. Is this the right way to drain the pump?

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The best way to drain the pump is to lay the drain hose on the floor, and let the water run out that way, if you tilt the washer back, you will get more water out this way..
This is only suitable if the drain hose comes out of bottom of washer.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

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