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Had the same problem and there was a $2 coin stuck in the hose that empties the water from the barrel to the pump. Couldn't find the problem initially, but after numerous times emptying the front drain pump filter (little carriage you pull out) I felt inside where the pipe empties into this carriage and felt the coin. Had to get underneath and pull off the pipe that attaches to get it out. Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007


THANK YOU!!! Your comment about the filter just saved us a lot of money. I really appreciate you posting the information! We had the OE issue and it ended up being huge lint build up! THANK YOU!

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