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Washer doesn't wing clothes and water doesn't empty out on my front loader kenmore

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The drain pump on this unit has a clean out. There is probably debris in the pump. remove the lower front cabinets. There are three screws almost at floor level that hold it in place and open the drain pump it has a handle on the drain pump that you can twist to remove.

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