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Help! Washer making noise but nothing is happening

My washer stopped in the middle of a load, it was making a buzzing noise like it is trying to work but nothing is happening, no code flashed or anything, I had to unplug it for a long time so I could open it and take the clothes out - it is still not working - any suggestions?

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Re: Help! Washer making noise but nothing is happening

Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean. There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it. Snaking out your standpipe would be good too. To open door, press "end of cycle", wait for 2 minutes or till you hear distinct click; do not force door.

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