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Wont drain? OE error came up, now won't drain, how do I fix this - Tried a spin but still won't drain the water

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Check the pump filter which could be blocked or something like a nail has jammed the pump impeller. this may cause a mess as the water needs to be drained to access the removable cover to gain access to the filter/impeller.
Also check the drain pipe is not blocked. this can also be used to drain the machine into a bucket manually.

Posted on Apr 28, 2015

Na OE error is something in the inner drum

a doggy do bag or some plastic wrapper etc

you can take the mains supply and water and drain off

lay the machine over on the side opposite the soap drawer

so no chance of spills

then check the filters etc

some plyers and gas glamps to release the pipes if needed

check every drain

will take some time

when you find the issue with the drain youll know it



but checking the pump alone is never a fix



you must check inside the drum skin

either look inside the drum side of the pump feed

or take the heating element out and visually inspect the drain to pump inside the drum



all sorts of crap ends up between the wash tub and the drum skin



not all of it ends up in the pump



so diggy bags this week ive take 3 machines with 5 bags

{and £4.50 in coins}

Posted on Apr 28, 2015

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