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I need to find the reset button. It will not drain. This has happened before but I can't remember where the reset button is.

Sometimes, small objects or articles of clothing can get caught in the drain pump. To determine if anything is blocking the drain pump, remove the drain pump and check the pump for obstructions. If the drain pump is clear of obstructions, but is still noisy during the drain cycle, replace the drain pump.Sometimes, socks and other small articles of clothing can get into the drain system and clog the pump hose or the pump itself. Remove the hoses from the pump and check for any obstructions.First, check the drain hose to determine if it is kinked, twisted, or bent. If the drain hose is bent, straighten it out. In addition, remove the drain hose and check it for obstructions. If the drain hose has any obstructions, try to remove them. If necessary, replace the drain hose.

Jun 24, 2015 | Samsung Washing Machines

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Window sprayer will not spray onto window for 2003 Mecury sablewhat happened

by using a pin to clear the nozzle all you are doing is pushing the obstruction back into the hose which immediately comes back into the nozzle blocking it again. Take off the hose to the nozzle and use compressed air to blow the obstruction out of the system

Jan 10, 2014 | 2003 Mercury Sable

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I misplaced manual for Bissell Bagless Cleanview II, nothing being picked up in the plastic bin, where to I look for clog other than bottom of hose near bottom plate please?

Recline the vacuum fully to the floor when looking for clogs in the lower hose. You can run a broom stick through the upper hose to remove any clog. Also, check the brush to make sure there is no obstruction. Lastly, make sure all 3 filters are clean and clear because if they are dirty that can restrict air flow drastically. You can purchase filters at

May 29, 2011 | Bissell Cleanview Helix Deluxe Bagless...

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Why does my washer start with a forcful stream and then cut doyn to minimum flow ?

Check for kinked or clogged water supply hoses(s). Be sure to make sure that if there is a screen-like filter in the supply hoses or at the inlet on the wash machine, that it is clear.

Shut the water supply off. Start the washer to fill on warm wash / rinse to relieve the water pressure in the hose. Shut off the washer. Unscrew the hose connection from the washer and direct both hoses into the washer tub (or other container). Turn the water supply on. Both hoses should discharge water evenly and forcefully, then shut the water off. If the flow was uneven, slow or poor - clear obstructions in / or replace the hose(s). Next, inspect the water inlet on the washer. Clear any obstructions, dirt, etc. Reconnect the hoses and try again. If flow is still lacking, there may be obstructions in water lines or valves INSIDE the machine.

I hope this helps - please rate my reply. Thanks.

May 06, 2011 | Craftsman Garden

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Vacuum shoots dirt or whatever it has just vacuumed out the back of the vacuum. I checked and cleaned the filter and the vacuum bag and it still leaves dirt behind the vacuum.

Good morning,

If you've checked both the bag and the filter, the next step would to check for any clogs.

I will detail what you will need to do below, or you can always reference your Owner's Guide (check: How to Check and Clear Hose Blockages)

Step 1: Remove hose from hose retainer on the base and check suction at end of hose - if little or no suction, check dust cup. Empty if needed. If no improvement, proceed to step 2.
(Make sure you turn off the switch and unplug the unit before proceeding to step 2)

Step 2: Remove electrical cord from cord hooks. Disconnect the clear tube by unscrewing the 2 screws, then lift away from cleaner. Check for any obstructions that may be in the tube or hose. Any obstructions can be removed by using a blunt instrument to clear the tube or hose (I will sometimes you a bent hanger or a retractable pointer). Flexing the hose may help loosen the blockage. After clearing blockage, reverse above steps to reassemble unitpcfloy86_0.jpg.

I hope this helps. If so, please give this solution a thumbs up!
Have a good day

Mar 05, 2011 | Eureka Power Plus 4703D Bagless Upright...

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We have a Kenmore Elite Washing maching .. It is 1 1/2 years old. It goes to f 35 and flashes and will not shut off.. also it say SUD flashes... ???? We can not find are manual ... Help?? Thank~you..

First shut off the breaker or unplug it, wait a few minutes before plugging back in.

If too much detergent was used, run the unit through a Rinse/ Spin cycle then a Normal cycle without adding any detergent. This should clear the unit of the excess detergent.
Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked

Check the drain pump filter for debris

Check the drain pump

If all the above checks out good . This would indicate that the pressure switch or also called the analog pressure sensor has failed. First you will need to remove the top lid. Usually 2 or 3 screws on the back and the top comes right off. The pressure switch has a clear hose and a clump of wires going to it. Then unplug the hose and blow thru it it should be clear. Check the hose for leaks or obstructions. Also in the back of the washer on the left hand side is a air dome this is where it gets it pressure reading from, make sure it is not obstructed. If all is clear the pressure switch will need to be replaced. Here is a link to help with accessing the pressure switch also if you need diagrams or illustrations of your particular model.

Oct 11, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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Water does not drain from dishwasher

Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly.

I have a few things to recommend that you check.

1. Is the motor even running when it is in the drain cycle? Yes / No

2. Check the air gap assy for obstructions
a. Check the air gap (if installed)
1) Remove the cover (pull up and off)
2) Remove the upper nut (unscrews from the inside of the top)
3) Note the position of the diverter when you remove it.
4) Check for debris just under the diverter (clean as necessary)
5) If you suspect that the 2 hoses that connect to the air gap are obstructed remove them and clean the ports. (Reinstall hoses)

----Reassemble air gap

3. Remove the drain hose from the sink connection.
a. Clear any obstructions
1) most of the time the connection is into the throat of the garbage disposal and this connection port is what clogs from the garbage disposal food particulate build up in the ported hole.
---Reinstall hose.

4. Test drain cycle. (Pass / fail?)

5. If it fails:

A> Remove the drian hose from the motor pump assy
1) Clear any obstructions

---Reinstall hose

B> No obstructions...
1) You will need to remove the lower wash / spray arm and the arm tower in the bottom of the dishwasher and check for debris, a broken impeller housing or impeller.

--Reinstall the wash arm tower and spray arm.

Test drain cycle.

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Jun 18, 2010 | Dishwashers

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No suction from hose

Usually, no easy fix to clogged hoses. In order to clear an obstruction from a hose, one can try to use a small diameter dry garden hose to push the obstruction through or the clog can sometimes carefully be fished out with a manual (not a powered) plumber’s snake. ~ TTURAMBAR

Mar 27, 2009 | Vacuums

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Check the drain hose and sink drains for obstructions. Check your disposal make sure it is clear if you have one. If drain lines are clear, then you may have an obstructioin in your pump. clear obstruction and it should work properly. If no obstructions are found check voltage going to pump during pump out. If you have voltage to the pump and the water is not pumping out, you will need a new pump. Good luck and I hope this helps you.
Mike Anderson

May 08, 2008 | GE 24 in. GSD5110 Built-in Dishwasher

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Kenmore Built In Dishwasher

the obstruction they talk about in the disposer, its where the connection for the d/w drain is made, there is a "knockout" plug within the drain line connector( in case you dont have a d/w) that would need to be removed before the d/w will drain. can be popped out with a good smack with a screw driver, the plastic knockout will land within the disposer. disconnect power and remove the plug, it will not break up and wash away

Mar 25, 2008 | Kenmore 15121 Built-in Dishwasher

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