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Washer will not drain

I WASHED BATH RUGS AND AFTER THAT WATER WILL NOT DRAIN FROM WASHER, WHAT CAN I DO

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Remove the front panel. Remove the drain pump and clean the debris from the drain line and the drain pump.

The service sheet is located inside the control console with the procedure to remove the panel.

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