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How to clean pump

I know that the problem with my washer is that the pump is clogged because my 3 year old decided to put in a blanket full of lent into the washer with my load when I wasn't looking. I cleaned the pump filter which was loaded with lent, but it still doesn't drain. I was told that the pump was probably clogged. I have taken off the pump and I can't see how I would get in it to clean it out. how do I do this?

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  • Samantha Slinkard Oct 31, 2007

    The impellar won't run freely. That's what I figured when I noticed this. I have checked the hoses, they aren't clogged. So I guess I need to buy a new pump? I haven't checked the spigot, though. I'll do that next. Thanks.

  • miek Nov 14, 2007

    I also cleaned the filter and checked the hoses as mentioned in previous notes. When checking the impeller on the pump it did not easily rotate a full 360 degrees and needed a little pressure to move it. then I put it back together and ran the rinse drain cycle and the pump had developed a ticking sound. I opened the filter again and was able to push the impeller in as if to slide it on to the shaft. I restarted the machine and the ticking went away and every thing looked good until I got F 02 at the very end of the rinse cycle. Is it possible that the impeller on the pump is slipping on the the shaft and causing a slow drain or maybe no drainage because it is slipping causing the ticking sound? It this a an oobvious case of just replaceing the motor or is there more I can do to confirm my suspicions? All checks per the oweners manual seemed to be OK

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If you can turn the impellar on the pump with your hand and it runs freely, then the pump is ok. You should maybe look at the hose that leads to the drain pump from the drum, or the drain hose that goes from the pump to the sink/tub. It may be clogged with lint. Remove the drain hose from the spigot under the sink/tub and check the spigot. It too may be clogged. It is not possible to get into the pump. It is a sealed unit, unless you are able to unscrew the impellar from the motor shaft to check underneath it.

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