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Water does not drain from tub

It's in the #2 setting

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Check pump for blockage

Posted on Apr 27, 2015

  • Kady
    Kady Apr 28, 2015

    Thank you. I think that's it.

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I think its not the pump as the machine does not show an error

inside the drum skin outlet
perhaps has an issue
an old sock etc

take the heating element out the machine
and look inside

see whats blocking the main drain

examples are recent 2004- onward here in UK
is doggy do bags
very small plastic bags
easily dragged in
so
and also if you have kids
they post stuff too the soap drawer
like underwear plastic XYZ and you name it

Posted on Apr 28, 2015

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