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Defy top loader stuck between drum and outer tub

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: LG WFT1391TP Top Load Washer - Black Clay Pieces in Drum

Caustic soda. Be careful to wear gloves. Fill tub with water, cold will do, put in about 100gms of soda and turn on a extra large wash cycle only. Don't let the water drain, allow to stand over night, then complete wash cycle. You will find that hugh amounths of lint come loose. Repeat if necessary. I now do this about once every two months. Another thing to remember is to always leave lid open when machine is not in use, this prevents musty smells.

I have become obbsessive in sorting out the problems discussed and am now looking for a service manual for a WF-T7014PP as i want to remove the pulsators to ensure ther is no lint stuck in there. If anyone can assist please mail to lesleyfouche@vodamail.co.za

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

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SOURCE: TOP LOAD WHIRLPOOL WASHER BRAND NEW CRACK IN OUTER PLASTIC TUB.

HI the agitator comes off. 7/16 bolt under cap remove pull agitator off. now you take off that big nut in the middle. remove. pull tub out. replace the tub. thanks

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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SOURCE: sock stuck in outer tub whirlpool cabrio

youll need to "pop" the main top.. then unsnap the outer ring that cvers the outer tub. if you look at the center of "agitator/ or bump plate depending on model" theres a small cap that will come of fand reveal a 7/16 screw remove the screw, and then oyull be able to lift the entire inner basket right out to retrieve any debris.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

SOURCE: We have a Maytag Epic Z front load washing machine

You better not to separate the inner and outer tubs as it's quite a job and takes a lot of effort.
Try to remove the heater on the very bottom of the front half of the outer tub. From outside it looks like an oval metal piece with a terminal on each side, a nut (or screw) in the center and a plug with 2 wires coming to it. UNPLUG THE WASHER as the heater is connected to the hot wire all the time.
Remove the nut (or screw) in the center of the heater and pull the heater out. Now you have a nice opening in the bottom between the tubs. There is a heater bracket, made of a thick wire inside. Make sure not to damage it when trying to remove whatever there is inside. Make sure the heater is aligned in the bracket when assembling it back together.

Good luck.

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

dmftrucker
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SOURCE: I want to know how to remove the inner drum on my

you will need to remove the agitator by removing 1/4"hex screw at the bottom of agitator,then you need a "spanner wrench" to remove inner tub-basket hold-down nut then you can remove inner tub to clean outer tub

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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Just want to get in between the two tubs. Think I have a nail in there. Can't figure out how to get the top off. Can u help?


Front Loader?
That won't get you between the tubs. The inner and outer drum can only be accessed from the front. Big Job! I would get a powerful flashlight and shine it through the holes in the drum. Pull out the nail with a rare earth magnet taped to a stick and inserted under the drum.

Top Loader?
Undo the plastic nut on top of the agitator and lift it out. Use the same technique with flashlight and magnet.

More likely to be a coin.

May 01, 2016 | Washing Machines

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How do I remove the top of whirlpool awoe 9140 front loader washing machine?


there are 2 or 3 screws behind the top cover,but this wont get you to where the odor exists,its in between the inner and outer drum,you need to also remove the front cover including the door then remove the inner drum pulley and belt and then split the outer tub to clean out old detergent and fabric softener if you use this as this is where the smell is coming from

Jan 07, 2013 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Front loader doesn't drain properly, water lwft in




Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. If your washer won't drain, check these:


It spins, but doesn't pump
If your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many washers, a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump--or even into the pump itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.
To remove the sock from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then, using needle-nose pliers try to grab and remove the clothing through the port.
Sometimes you can't remove the stuck clothing from below. Then you have to remove the agitator, top of the outer drum shield, and inner clothes tub. This isn't easy to do--and you may need special tools--so you might be happier getting a qualified appliance repair technician to do the job.
If the drain line isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump. Even if the pump appears to be turning, the internal impeller may be broken. If so, you need to replace the pump.
It doesn't spin or pump
If your washer doesn't spin or pump water out but the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley. If so, you need to replace the pump. To check the pulley, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely--if it's frozen or stiff--replace it.


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Thanks

Rylee

Dec 05, 2009 | Fisher and Paykel Washing Machines

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I want to know how to remove the inner drum on my Samsung top loader to enable me to clean the outer drum.


you will need to remove the agitator by removing 1/4"hex screw at the bottom of agitator,then you need a "spanner wrench" to remove inner tub-basket hold-down nut then you can remove inner tub to clean outer tub

Nov 18, 2009 | Admiral AW22 Top Load Washer

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Kenmore front loader object stuck under drum


Sugest you remove the heating element and use a torch to see item through hole then pull out in the best manor possible.

Sep 24, 2009 | Kenmore 46462 Front Load Washer

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I have a top load GE model #WBB4500G, and our clothes comes out smelly. It is horrible. We are constantly having to rewash clothes, this is rediculous. I've heard of this problem with front loaders, but we...


You have an inner and an outer tub. The outer tub may be holding too much water. The smell may be the soured water in the outer tub. You should take the washer outside and drain it completely. Then replace the drain hose before you put it back inside. Hopefully, this will slove your problem.

Sep 04, 2009 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer

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I am considering purchasing a front load GE washing machine. I am curious if the inner drum and the outer drum are both metal? I am comparing the advantages of the GE front load with the Miele and the...


I can't speak for all, but my GE front loader has a stainless inner and a plastic outer tub. I don't know what the benefit of a all metal would be. The plastic outer tub seems to hold up fine, The only problems I have expereinced with the washer tubs were the bearing going bad after the seal failed, but its 10 years old. I consider that normal wear.

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Whirlpool Duet Washer (GWH9100LW1) Bangs Loudly during spin


how old iss your washer? do you have an owners manual. because usually there is an extended factory warrenty on the tub and basket. the only thing you would have to pay for would be the labor. Call whirlpool if you do not have a owners manual to find out. the bearing is compressed in the tub. does it sound like an airplain taking off in your house that's usually it.

Jan 04, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Daewoo Top loader washing machine water wont drain...


hi friend,
If your washer won't drain, check these:

It spins, but doesn't pump
It doesn't spin or pump
It pumps, but the water returns
It spins, but doesn't pump
If your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many
washers, a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub
that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that's
attached to the pump--or even into the pump itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the
hoses
from the pump and pull the item out.

To remove the sock from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the
large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then, using
needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the clothing through the port.

Sometimes you can't remove the stuck clothing from below. Then you have to remove the agitator,
top of the outer drum shield, and inner clothes tub. This isn't easy to do--and you may need special tools--so you might
be happier getting a qualified appliance repair technician to do the job.

If the drain line isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump. Even if the pump appears to be
turning, the internal impeller may be broken. If so, you need to replace the pump.

It doesn't spin or pump
If your washer doesn't spin or pump water out but the motor is running, your washer probably
has a frozen pump pulley. If so, you need to replace the pump. To check the pulley, remove the
pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely--if it's frozen
or stiff--replace it.

It pumps, but the water returns
If the water that pumps out of the machine goes back into the machine after the spin cycle, your
washer may be siphoning the water from a laundry tub that has a slow drain, back into the
washer. The usual remedy for this is to improve the draining of the laundry tub. (Is something stuck
in the drain?) Also, check for these problems:

* If the drain hose reaches more than about 4 inches into the laundry tub, cut off the excess.


* If your drain hose is lower than the washer's cabinet, install an air gap/siphon break assembly.

Nov 11, 2008 | Daewoo DW500M Top Load Washer

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Kitchenaid Top Loader leaks


It leaksYour washer can develop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when it occurs: 

During fill only
During drain and spin only
All the time

During fill only
If the washer leaks only during the fill cycle, check these:

Air-gap device -The air gap is a small device found on most washers that prevents the wash water from being siphoned into the household water supply. It's located either mid-way along or at the end of the black rubber hose that comes from the water-inlet valve. Often it's made of translucent plastic. If one of the air-gap components deforms or cracks, you may need to replace it.


The tube -There's a rubber tube that runs between the water-inlet valve and either the air-gap or the inlet spout. If it cracks or breaks, it can cause a leak. 


Inlet spout -Most washers have a plastic spout near the top of the main clothes tub that directs the water into the tub. If the spout cracks or breaks free of its mounting, it can cause a leak. 



During drain and spin only
A washer that leaks only during the spin cycle often has a leak in the main drain hose. Inspect the entire hose and correct any problem you find. Alternatively, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. This may be most visible during large loads and high water levels. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details. 


All the time
If the washer leaks all the time, check these:

Hot and cold water fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the household plumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.


Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician. 


Pump - If the pump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. The pump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usually has a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you need to replace it. 


Outer tub - Over time, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.

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