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My Kenmore series 90 washer wont drain completely. It washes fine and spins but when I take the clothes out they are soaked. I heard a high pitched squeaking noise breifly and then it stopped. Then it stopped draining about two washes later. The washer is not filled with water when I open the top the clothes are just still soaked.

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Check the drain line for kinks or obstructions. You can take a flashlight, remove the hose from the pump and look into the suction port of the pump. Check for anything clogging the pump. (like the occasional stray sock). Also check the pump impellers for broken or missing blades and ensure that the pump impeller spins freely. If any blades are broken/missing or if you cannot get the impeller to spin freely, the pump is defective and will need replaced. Hopefully it is just a clogged pump or drain line.There is the possibility that the pump is gone or going on it, or maybe a lint clog of some kind, or even a small sock or something. You can check the lines and re-install. Check around all the seals if a front loader to make sure the drain holes are not blocked.
Or try to unplug unit and let it sit for 1 minute and plug it back in. See if this will reset the unit.
Or sometimes it is from an uneven load. Towels with t shirts, not a good idea....1 t shirt....maybe......4 or more with a load of towels not so good. Without an even load, the balance is thrown off and the load will not spin properly, therefore, leaving water behind in the clothes.

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