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Our Hoover 550M has stopped draining water during it's washing cycle? Could this be the water pump? If it is where do I find it and can it be replaced?

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The motor does it still adgitate the clothing ?
A maytag dealership should be able ti get you any part you need

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Sorry but I do not know your particular machine BUT I would suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters. The motor is unable to drain all of the water in the allotted time.
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