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I put to much in our washer today I believe and then I smelled a hot smell and the washer had stopped was full of water. Now it will only hum, We emptied the water with buckets and tried again, it fills up with water but thats all it does.. Please help

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Did you remove the cap from the drain line before you installed the drain hose? Check that.

If it's used, theres most likely something stuck in the drain pump. This is a common occurence. Pillow fuzz, a small sock, etc. There are some mechanics involved in removing this so if youre not mechanically inclined i suggest you seek assistance.


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