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Washer does not drain on it's own only if we lower the drain hose but then we have to pick up the hose so it could continue through it's steps

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CHECK YOUR PUMP FOR BLOCKAGES

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I have a IE washer continue to fill and drain at the same time


most likely your drain hose is lower than the water level. check for correct hight of fitting the hose. Also the water can syphon out if there is no "air- break" between the hose and the stand pipe

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MY WASHER WHIRLPOOL LA5430XTW0 AFTER THE WASHING CYCLE IS DONE IT DRAINS OK, BUT DOESNT SPIN, AFTER THAT IT ADVANCES TO THE RINSE CYCLE BUT DOESNT DO ANYTHING AFTERWARDS, IT DOESNT FILL THE TUB, IT DOES...


hi Luis.
If the washer won't drain there might be a clogged pump or hose. It's common for small socks or other small clothing items to get into the water drain system and clog the hose leading to the pump or the pump itself. Remove the hoses from the pump in order to remove the article of clothing.
If the washer won't drain the pump belt might have broken or might have worn out. Check the belt and replace if it shows signs of excessive wear.
Drain Pump
If the washer won't drain water the drain pump might be defective. It's also common for a small sock or other article of clothing to get caught in the drain pump or in the drain hose. Check both for an obstruction before replacing the pump.
Other Causes and Conditions
Clogged Pump or Hose
If the washer won't drain there might be a clogged pump or hose. It's common for small socks or other small clothing items to get into the water drain system and clog the hose leading to the pump or the pump itself. Remove the hoses from the pump in order to remove the article of clothing. Keep in mind that any water in the washer will pour out of the hoses when removed.
Drive Belt
If the washer won't drain, should check the drive belt. If the belt is broken or if it isn't tight on the pulleys the washer won't drain properly, if at all.
Lid Switch Assembly
If the washer won't drain the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.
Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly
If the washer won't drain the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.
Drain Hose
If the washer won't drain water check the drain hose. Be sure the hose did not get kinked behind the washer. Also, remove the hose from the pump and check it for obstructions.
Coin Trap
If the washer won't drain the coin trap may be clogged. This washer is equipped with a device near the water pump called a coin trap. The purpose of this device is to trap any foreign materials that make their way down the drain. Normally, the coin trap can be accessed through an access panel. It is designed with the homeowner in mind and is normally easy to clean out.

What do you do when your washing machine wont drain? Steps
  1. Consult your troubleshooting manual. Most washers come with a troubleshooting manual. ...
  2. Check your drain hose. ...
  3. Run the rinse/spin cycle on your washer. ...
  4. Clean the pump. ...
  5. Turn the handle counter-clockwise to remove the screen. ...
  6. Remove everything from the screen and rinse it off. ...
  7. Run the rinse/spin cycle again
https://www.wikihow.com/Fix-a-Washer-That-Won%27t-Drain

Dec 12, 2017 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Water will not drain. water is trying to drain out & comes out in front. Disposal & sink drain is clear.


There is a outlet hose. Disconnect it into a pale. See if anything comes out.

There are areas in the washer that can pick up debris and plugg.the hose at the bottum of the washer

Check the inside lower portion of the washer for debri

Mar 24, 2010 | Dishwashers

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Can not hold wash temps at 150 degress F.? Once filled the resorvior tank stays filled, but water continues to run out main drain?


If it's drain water and filling with water at the same time your drain hose is lower than the water fill line of the washer. try raising the drain hose up higher

Jan 26, 2010 | Hobart 42 in. AM14C-154 Free-standing...

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Electrolux dishwasher won't drain. Not a clog in the outlet hose or drain pipe.


The drain hose on a washing machinemag-glass_10x10.gif connects the drain pump to a stand pipe, a U-pipe under the sink, or another place for draining dirty water into the sewer. If your washer won't drain properly, the problem is sometimes an object blocking the drain hose, like a pair of underpants, a child's sock, or pieces of something that broke up in the washer.
  1. Unplug the washer and put the plug on top of the machine to keep it out of any spilled water.
  2. Step 2 Take any wet clothes out of the washer and bail the water out of the drum with the bucket. The washer may be too heavy to move if it's full of water and wet clothing.
  3. Step 3 Pull the washer out from the wall enough for you to get behind it.
  4. Step 4 Remove the plate from the back of the washer by taking out all the screws. Different brands and models of washers vary in how many screws hold on the back plate, and not all models require removing the plate to get to the pump where the hose is attached.
  5. Step 5 Locate the drain hose. Of the three hoses coming out of the back of the washer, the drain hose is the largest in diameter and is attached to a drain pipe instead of a faucet.
  6. Step 6 Check the drain hose for kinks and bends. These are often the cause of a blocked or slow-running drain hose.
  7. Step 7 Remove the drain hose from the washer by detaching it from the drain pump. You will need a screwdriver or a slide-lock wrench to open the clasp that holds the hose to the pump, depending on what type of clasp it is.
  8. Step 8 Keep the bucket nearby to catch any water that comes out of the drain pump when you remove the hose.
  9. Step 9 Remove the other end of the house from the pipe it drains into.
  10. Step 10 Bend the clothes hanger open so you can use it to poke inside the hose. Push or pull out the material that's causing the blockage.
  11. Step 11 Replace the hose and run the washer to check if it's clear.

Nov 13, 2009 | Electrolux 24 in. EDW5505EPS Stainless...

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Maytag washer model #LAW9400ABW The washer is draining when it is filling,


make sure the drain hose goes above the water line .. if its lower (like into a floor drain) then it will siphon continuously ..

Nov 06, 2009 | Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Front Load Washer

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A box of tooth picks made it into the washer and went though the water draining holes. Now it's really loud when draining. How can I clean it out??? HELP!!


You probably have toothpicks caught in the drain pump impeller. If the model number you have this listed under is correct, you will need to remove the lower kick panel directly below the door and locate the drain pump. Remove the panel by loosening the screws holding it in place along the bottom edge. With the screws removed, the panel will drop down, then come off. The pump will be located to the lower right hand side of the wash tub. In order to clean out this type of pump, you will need to remove the larger rubber inlet hose. Check the impeller area of the drain pump and clean all debris from the hose. Make sure you locate all the toothpicks, or the problem may result in a damaged pump. If you continue to have problems, you may have damaged the pump beyond repair. It does not take much to damage the small impeller and/or motor of these drain pumps and if they do not pump at the required volume, you will continue to have drain problems unless you replace it. Hopefully, it won't come to that.

If you have any questions, or if your model number is different than what you have listed, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

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My washer is not draining during the spin cycle


not draining your washer at all, pump may be bad or no power to pump, take the drain hose out of the "stand-pipe" where water enters the sewer drain, and lower to floor and see if water drains by gravity if only slowly your pump or hose may have a slug of crud in it blocking drainage to sewer pipe

Aug 02, 2009 | GE WJSR4160DWW Top Load Washer

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Washer won't drain.


hi, to empty water manualy, lift the hose from the stand pipe, keep it above the water level, place a bowl on the floor and lower the hose into it, the water should drain out, to stop the water flow lift the hose above the drum and empty bowl, continue until empty, hope this help, thanks for using fixya

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GE washing maching model #whdsr316g1ww


sphion effect,,you drain hose is to low,,pick drtain hose up at least height of unit before,,it can go down,,,onthejob

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