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My son took the pump of my washing machine to see if it was working as the water wouldn't pump out, since putting in back my machine is now not doing anything at all, even the lights are very dull instead of being bright, any ideas please?

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Did he connect the hoses right? theres really not much u can do wrong in taking out and putting back in? did the propellers move on the pump freely

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You may have to disassemble the pump from the line and the diverter valve and physically look to see what is happening.
It seems like you have a stuck valve or plugged one.

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hot drain pump? suggests that the pump is not being lubricated properly...

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Hello phylislw61,
If you had an incident where a pillow broke and feathers where dispersed throughout the washer..then there is a good chance that teh drain fiilter screen, pump or hose feeding the pump is clogged. I would verify that the filter is free from anything that would limit water flow from getting to the pump.. then if the problem is still there.. examine the pump itself to make sure it isn't clogged...
If you or someone in your family is reasonably handy, here is a link to your washing machines exploded view and parts and this should provide sufficient information for how to access the pump and associated hoses etc that feed into and out of it for cleaning..
If you are having problems after you verify the lines are free of restriction, feel free to contact me and I will try to assist you in solving your problem.. Here is the link..
http://www.pcappliancerepair.com/model-display.php
Regards,
Rick

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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SOURCE: WHIRLPOOL WASHING MACHINE AWO/D 5716 - CANNOT LOCATE PUMP

Remove the bottom casing covering the front of the machine just above the floor. Unscrew the circular cap SLOWLY- beware of vast amounts of water escaping though!
I had to use a low height roasting pan to catch water, and just unscrew the cap enough so as to control the flow of water, and enable to empty water away until its all gone. Incidentally, an old hairgrip was found to be the cause of my problem.
Confusingly, "clean pump" meant clean filter!

Posted on May 20, 2009

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