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Pump won't stop

I had a outlet problem which I cleared by cleaning out the trap. After this washer worked fine for about a week. Now it gives me the same "outlet problem" code but there is nothing in the trap or in the large black hose between the drum and the pump. The drain line is empty (at least at the pump). When washer is turned on, it does not do its "sensing" spin and the pump turns on - it never gets past this. Pump sounds a little strange but that could just be because it is running without any watter. Any ideas?? Anything that would save me a weeks wait for repair...

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Does your washer door lock and drain pump run.  No water coming in to machine and code F21 appears (or lights start flashing after a few mins.?)  Try disconnecting the pressure switch at back top right inside machine.  If the machine now fills and starts agitating, stop the machine and replace pressure switch (contacts stuck inside switch).  Do not start replacing expensive control boards before trying this solution.    Randy

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Ur controler most probabley gone

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