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Sounds like change grinding in spin cycle

Sounds like change grinding in spin is there a way to clean out debris stuck in drain mode

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This machine is prone to getting stuff down into drain pump. Pull unit away from wall, disconnect plug, hoses etc... Pull back steel panel of of rear of machine, facing rear of machine, drain pump on lower left, rinse pump on lower right, take needle nose pliers or spring pliers and remove hose to tub and drain pipe hose, tilt machine forward, take 5/16 nut driver and remove three screws holding pump, drop pump down, replace pump. Install in reverse order. Then, remove center nut in center of tub, pull center spinner out, then lift top to machine, remove inner tub and clean out metal, money or other stuff from bottom of outer tub, reinstall in reverse order.Once money has gotten into pump it can damage it, so replace it even though it looks good.

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