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Whirlpool duet clogged drain hose

How do I unclogg it???

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It depends on WHICH drain hose you are talking about. If this is the drain hose that sits in the standpipe at the wall, take the line out of the standpipe and use a wet/dry shop vac on the end of the hose to pull a vacuum on the line. This will dislodge anything that is stuck in the line.

If this is the drain line that runs from the wash tub to the inlet side of the drain pump, remove the line from the pump to retrieve anything that may be blocking it. You will need to remove the lower kick panel under the door to access it. The screws are located under the bottom front edge.

Make sure you also check the drain pump reservoir (if you haven't done so already).

If you are still having problems, or have questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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