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How do I take out the drain pump

I will try that, I have to make a big mess but this time I will get a shop vac, that will help Can you please give me detailes instructions on how to take out the drain pump. That would help a TON

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There are two different style drain pumps....lay the machine on its back and remove the axcess panel on the base of the machine. The origional style pump is a 2 peice design and it is easier to service there are two hoses and two clamps that when removed the pump assy will seperate from the drain motor. check to see if the impeller is jammed. The new pump is a one peice design and has to be removed to be serviced.

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