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My whirlpool duet front load won't run. I got an f- error code and when i went to run the drain cycle it sound like grinding coming from the pump? Now the drain cylce won't even run the machine just sits there and hummms till the error code comes back up. any ideas?

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It sounds like the pump. You can check the drain line for kinks or obstructions, but I didn't like the way you described the sound the pump made. Remove the hoses from the pump and check for anything clogging it, like the occasional stray sock and check the pump impeller. Make sure no blades are missing/broken and that the impeller spins freely. If you find any broken/missing blades or if you can't get the impeller to spin freely, the pump is defective. Sometimes hard objects like coins, pins, etc. can make it to the pump and damage the impeller. Hopefully it's just a clogged pump or jammed impeller. Sure sorry for your trouble and hope this helped. Best wishes.

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