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Washer will not pump out water.

Maytag Model A612 will not remove water from the basin during spin cycle. Checked the drain line and it is clear. What could the problem be?

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Drain pump restricted with debree or drain pump bad. if you can hear drain pump humming during drain function then clean out and see what happens

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