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Wet Clothes and some sandy crud left at spin cycle end

My 4 yr old Kenmore 70 series is not spinning clothes dry. I just replaced the pump and am wondering if I screwed things up somehow (the repair went fine). At the end of the cycle there is a little water and some suds at the bottom, clicking back into the spin cycle helps a bit. It used to be those clothes came out very "dry" so to speak. Any ideas?

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Make sure you plugged the wires back in that you unplugged to take the case off. The plug located under the panel. This is you lid switch and if it's unplugged it will not spin clothes out. If it is plugged in, you might want to go back and take the pump off. Once you have, check inside the drain tube that connects from the pump to the tub. Make sure there is nothing inside it. Sometimes lint will build up inside it, clogging it.
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