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I have two socks inside my drum in my washing machine

It has just happened and I have removed the black hose that conects to the drum and there is nothing there, where are they and how can I remove them? Please help! :)

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They are probably wrapped around the heater element or laying in the sump that the heater sits in.

When you said you have removed the hose did you remove it from the pump end or the drum end.

The drum end should allow you to get a torch and a small mirror to take a look inside the base of the drum.

If you can see something then you are home and dry if not then:

Use a wire coat hanger and form a small 90 degree bend in the end say 18mm, dont make it too big in case it fouls on the heater.

Use that to probe along the bottom of the inside of the drum

If you can feel something soft turn the wire a couple of times to engage it in the cloth and try to pull ut out.

If it wont come out then the only solution is to remove the heater element to gain access

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