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How do you unclog the drain hose on the Equator EZ3600?

Water practically dribbles out during the spin cycle. I checked the filter and there was hardly anything there. I figure the hose might be clogged. But it came already attached to the machine. Do I just pull it out? Is there a tool? How do I check for the clog?

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Re: How do you unclog the drain hose on the Equator...

You need to open the back and unscrew the clamp to take the drain hose off. if you are lucky, that is the problem. there is another hose that could be clogged between the filter and the pump which is more difficult to get to. or it may be that the pump needs to be disassembled and cleaned to get rid of any obstructions. or you may need to replace the pump entirely. service for these appliances is rather least in ny. good luck.

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