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Finish spin I have been having off and on problems with the final heavy duty spin. At first it was the pump and we fixed the bobby pins and money that keep clogging that up. By the way for us females the cresent wrench works great for holding the clamp open when checking the pump trap. The heavy duty cycle didn't work on the final spin, but the permanent press cycle did. Today, it didn't work so I took the pump trap found more money trapped...still didn't work and now it does. So..on and off it works. Any ideas?

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  • Foster L Sep 12, 2007

    I noted from the other questions regarding the spin cycle and the door seems to be the problem on large wash loads. Just holding it in on the last load let the spin go into fast mode. So a little less laundry at a time for now.

  • Globugf Jun 09, 2008

    My model is 417.29042992 and I'm having trouble with the final spin not getting the clothes dry enough. I, too tried the switch to perm press and know that is not working either. how do I check the pump?

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Maybe you could make some sort of trap to keep all that "junk" out of the pump chamber. the impeller is just a plastic piece with a "volute" impressed upon it that will jam on metal [coins etc] send me an email address and I'll see about sending you a diagram of a "trap" I'm envisioning.

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