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Won't drain (or spin)

Kenmore model 119.92962101 - I understand it won't spin till drained, agitator works on wash so drive is probably OK, but what should I look for when I get the back open, drain valve solenoid or pump? I thought it might be the timer but I changed it and no joy there. The timer doesn't seem to advance past wash. Is that caused by the failure to drain? If I manually advance it I hear nothing, 1 click but no humming from the pump at all.

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It may be as simple as a clogged drain pipe. The sludge from the solid waste grinders in a lot of the new washers will coat and clog the tube.

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