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How do you access the pump? The model number is WSM2420DWW (I think, cant find it written anywhere on the machine) he machine won't drain/spin.

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The water pump is located at tha bottom on the side behind the rear panel

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Why wont it spin and drain


if its a front load washer check the drain pump,if it cant drain the water it will not go into spin cycle,depending on make/model the pump can either be accessed from the lower front or rear areas under drum inside the machine

Feb 19, 2012 | Washing Machines

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My washing machine dont spin or drain water can you please tell me what to do and where about are the filter in then machine/


Either your drain pump is bad or something is stuck in it. It won't spin until it drains so fix the drain pump, and it will spin. You should be able to get at the drain pump by taking off the bottom panel, or back panel.

Jan 13, 2012 | Speed Queen AWS52NW Top Load Washer

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Roper washing machine fills and washes, but when it gets to the spin cycle there is no sound and it won,t spin.


Hi m3gamma1,

Before the Spin Cycle should start, all water must be drained out of the machine. If it does not start, it could likely mean the Drain pump may be clogged. Please follow my below tip on the fix:

ACCESS, DRAIN & CLEAN THE DRAIN PUMP FILTER...

If this does not help, the drain pump may be faulty.

Kind Regards

JEDEMEYER1

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Sep 05, 2011 | Washing Machines

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I have a Maytag Neptune TL Washer that won't drain. I think the drain pump is clogged. How do I remove/disassemble the cabinet so I can get to the drain pump?


See this link for the Service Manual and a pic of Drain Pump/Drain Line on the right side of the machine. leaking at bottom of washer after it spins out not alot of water but a pain in the ****, how do you

You can place the machine in Service Mode once you have the Service Manual and turn on the drain pump thru console commands.

As I mention in the other post here on FIXYA you can only access the drain pump with the front cover removed.

If you place the machine in a Spin Only cycle will it complete the cycle?

If you can give a bit more detail on your troubleshooting maybe I can help.

Sep 05, 2011 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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The machine won't go into spin cycle


Hi badams1,

Before the Spin Cycle should start, all water must be drained out of the machine. If it does not start, it could likely mean the Drain pump may be clogged. Please follow my below tip on the fix:

ACCESS, DRAIN & CLEAN THE DRAIN PUMP FILTER...

If this does not help, the drain pump may be faulty.

Kind Regards

JEDEMEYER1

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Sep 05, 2011 | Washing Machines

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My washer did fill, but won't spin or drain now and the door won't open


Hi tragz,

If it can't drain, it won't spin. There may be something preventing the pump from draining in the Pump filter. You will need to clean it.

Please follow my below Tip on how to do it:

ACCESS, DRAIN & CLEAN THE DRAIN PUMP FILTER

Kind Regards d")

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Aug 05, 2011 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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I have a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II washer Model#LSB6300LW0 that would not completely dry the clothes on the spin cycle. I'm not sure if the unit was spinning fast enough. I replaced the lid switch and...


It sounds like your Drain pump has either become clogged, or has burned out.
  1. First, disconnect the power to the machine.
  2. The drain pump is located at the bottom of the machine. You will have to remove the panel to access the drain pump, or you can access the drain pump from the bottom of the machine after you have removed the water from inside the machine.
  3. The drain pump has 2 hoses connected to it, and a wiring harness.
  4. Disconnect the hoses and wiring harness and remove the drain pump.
  5. Check the impeller inside the drain pump for coins, socks, etc. and clean it out if you can. Make sure it turns with ease, and isn't worn out, or rocking back in forth. If it is worn out, replace the drain pump.
  6. If after clearing the drain pump and reassembling, and the machine still fails to drain, replace the drain pump.

Jun 07, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Does not want to drain the water after washing circle


Hi.

Start checking the drain hose at the back, and the hose attached to the drain pump, located at the bottom of the appliance. After that access the control panel and clean the hose attached to the pressure switch. Also check the lid is closing well. Those are the only easy fixes.

The first parts to check are door latch and drain system.

The timer performs an additional check on the door latch before advancing to spin. The door switch it is tested by jumping its contacts, or by reading impedance to check if the switch is opening and closing the circuit (you will need a multimeter).

About the drain system,
if the machine does not drain, then the cycle will not advance to spin.

The electronic control checks the input from pressure switch (which detects water level) before advancing to spin part of the cycle. If there is a drain problem, then the machine will not spin.


The first step will be accessing the drain pump.


Kenmore top loaders' washer pump is accessed from the bottom side of the appliance.
Get ready to collect the water that will come from inside the tub.

Check also the drain hose at the back. Ensure that the height of the hose elbow is respecting the specifications indicated in manual. A wrongly placed hose will result in water going in the washer drain pump and tub, causing drain problems and no spin.

If lid switch and drain lines are OK, replace the pressure switch, which is difficult to test (it is tested reading impedance with tub full and empty. Before replacing the switch, you can try cleaning it and blowing into the switch pipe. Check also motor before replacing the switch. The switch is connected to a long rubber hose and it is located in the control panel.

Below an article about the no spin problem. If the problem is coming with no drain, check drain filter, drain hose at the back. If they are OK, the pressure switch may need to be replaced or the pump may be defective.

Here the general troubleshooting for no spin: If you have no spin there may be different reasons behind the problem.

Enter full model number here (the one written on tag) to get all parts and diagrams for your washer.

Regards.

Ginko.

Mar 19, 2011 | Speed Queen AWS75NW Top Load Washer

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Hi i've got a Bosch model no E-NR WAE28363GB/05 FD 8803604688. i've only had the machine 2 1/2 years and it,s suddenly packed up it won,t turn spin wash nothing!!! All i get is this message on my screen...


Sounds like your drain pump has something stuck in it. F18 indicates drain fault. unscrew the filter at the front and remove, put towels down as there will be water in it. This will give you access to the impeller of the drain pump. then remove anything that may be stuck. If you cant remove what is stuck then you will need to tilt the machine back and remove the pump. Simply unhook both hoses and unscrew the pump, usually 3 screws. Hope this helps
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Mar 13, 2011 | Washing Machines

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