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My GE Profile washing machine will not drain at all , it washes fine but does not drain Model # S3200YIWW

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  • kwood698 Nov 17, 2009

    wherre is the main access panel what does it look like and where is it and how is it removed

  • kwood698 Nov 17, 2009

    are u still available

  • kwood698 Nov 18, 2009

    It is not the drain we pulled it all apart nothing stuck it seems to be like a sensor or something , it did start to drain but stops as the water gets a little low but did workif u mess with the tub . seems to be a glitch in the position when it switches to the drain spin cycle/



  • kwood698 Nov 18, 2009

    If your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many washers, a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump--or even into the pump itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.

    To remove the sock from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then, using needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the clothing through the port.

    Sometimes you can't remove the stuck clothing from below. Then you have to remove the agitator, top of the outer drum shield, and inner clothes tub. This isn't easy to do--and you may need special tools--so you might be happier getting a qualified appliance repair technician to do the job.

    If the drain line isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump. Even if the pump appears to be turning, the internal impeller may be broken. If so, you need to replace the pump.
    Let me know, if needed further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

    That solution did not work there is nothing stuck the washer seems to have a glitch when it goes to the drain spin cycle like if we mess with the tub it starts again. I dont know if it is a wire somewhere or a sensor or the door closure

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It possible something is jamming pump impellor, like a coin or hair pin, or pump itself is seized, or impeller is broken or loose.
Remove front panel, there are two clips in between front panel and top that you have to push in with metal putty blade or thin slot screw driver while pulling front panel away on either then pull up from bottom clips. Shop vac water from machine clamp off hose going from tub to pump.
Lean machine back if poosible so remaining water goes to back of tub, remove hoses, remove wiring to pump.
Unscrew pump from base observe inside ports for objects or broken or seized impeller on shaft if there things in pump remove them reatach wires put machine to drain or cancel and see if pump impellor turns freely, if so reassemble and try, otherwise buy new pump. Not very expensive.

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Hi,

If your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many washers, a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump--or even into the pump itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.

To remove the sock from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then, using needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the clothing through the port.

Sometimes you can't remove the stuck clothing from below. Then you have to remove the agitator, top of the outer drum shield, and inner clothes tub. This isn't easy to do--and you may need special tools--so you might be happier getting a qualified appliance repair technician to do the job.

If the drain line isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump. Even if the pump appears to be turning, the internal impeller may be broken. If so, you need to replace the pump.
Let me know, if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Nov 17, 2009

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Nov 17, 2009

    Thanks for your response!!

    Access Panel means the you need to open the washer. Read the below article that would tell you What i meant :-

    http://www.essortment.com/home/household...

    Thanks!!

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