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Will not Drain

Hi, the machine run through it's cycle but does is no longer able to drain the water. I believe the hoses are clear of bockages.

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Re: Will not Drain

Thanks for the suggeston, after further investigation I found the drain pump impeller to be siezed due to pieces of material wrapped around it, also the particle filter from the drum was clogged up. All cleared and now machine is working correctly.

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Re: Will not Drain

When the machine is full of water detach the waste pipe from wherever it is connected i.e under the sink or some other type of drainage ..

Lay the pipe on the floor (ground level ) if the water comes out then their is no blockage and you need a new drain pump.

easy to change with the slightest of mechanical knowlegde

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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When the cycle hangs it means that because of a fault the conditions to advance are not met.

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? Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
? Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running.
? Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects.
? If the above does not correct the problem, replace the pump.

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