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Bra underwire stuck

My wife underwire from her bra is stuck on the out side of the drum. How do I get it out?

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  • rdmustangkid Nov 02, 2007

    This did help, but the wire was stuck up front and around the 11:00 area fo the drum. Took a small nail and bent the end and stuck it through in of the hole in the drum and found the wire. moved the drum back and forth with the nail through one of the holes to dislodge the stuck wire. The wire fell to the bottom of the outer drum and landed by the front drain hose. took the hose off and pulled the wire out from there. Thanks for the help!!!

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Switch off machine and unplug it from the wall socket. Remove back plate and identify the heating element. It should be located at the bottom of the outer drum. Remove element and you will have limited access to the space between the drums. Rotate the drum slowly by hand untill the bra wire gets to the bottom of the drum. Remove obstruction with hook or long tweeser.

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disconnect from electricity. take back panel off.you will see heater at bottom of tub held in by 1 10mm nut.disconnect wires to it. loosen this nut and pull heater out - you may have to help it with a screwdriver. you can then see into the gap between tub and drum and fish for the bra wire.
tell her not to wear bras with wires!!

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