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Pump in tank wouldn't turn on

When the drain light starts flashing and the dryer shut off for draining, nothing happens when I press the button to drain. What I've been doing just to keep things going is, I siphon the water out like siphoning gas (Hope I spelled that right). I've open up the back and pulled the pump and all looks like new, only thing that wouldn't work or turn on is the pump. Any ideas?

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  • Louis Vadala Jul 18, 2007

    No I already checked to see if there was voltage going to the pump, but there isn't.

    But thanks for the idea.

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Sounds like you've already figured ti out. The pumps on these fail regularly. I would bet youve got a bad one. If you want to know for sure, check for 110 volts across the two wires at the pump when it is running and supposed to be draining. If voltage is there, but no pump run, order a pump and you'll be back in buisness. Good luck!

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