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Front load washer, will not do final rinse

Even though the washer will rinse, sudse and agitiate, it will not do a final rinse or spin/drain. To get the detergent out we have to put it on Rinse/Spin after Normal wash mode. While that gets the detergent rinsed out, the clothes are still water-logged. There isn't visible standing water in the drum, but it is right below the drum at the end of the cycle. This is a new onset problem and have confirmed that the hose is not kinked or clogged. We did, however, get told that the drain was actually 60" off the ground rather than 42". Even though this has been fixed the rinse and drain problem is still there.

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A lot of times it is the strainer clogged at the pump. Hope that helps.

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There might be a blockage in the pump or filter take the filter out have a look first if ok then the blockage might be in the pump or hose could allso be a sock stuck in the drum drain outlet dont forget to disconnect power before checking

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