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Will not drain

Will the front of the washing machine pop off?

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If your GE Washer is like mine all you need to remove the front is a 2 inch putty knife. Insert it in the seam between the top and front panel about 6 inches from the corner. You will find a clip there. Push the clip backwards with the putty knife while pulling gently on the corner of the front panel, the clip will come loose and the front panel will come froward on that corner. Repeat the procedure on the other side and the front panel will come right off. To put the panel back on just insert the bottom of the panel in the bottom clips and snap the top right back into place. This makes access to the inside of your GE washer a breeze. Before doing this always disconnect your electrical plug.


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Washing machine not spinning

Might be a blocked filter or drain - Clean your filter out first - its located at the front or the side of the majority of machines nowadays and they are usually easy to pop out and clean. If that doesnt work try pouring caustic soda or one of the drain cleaning products from the supermarket down the sink to clear it.

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Check the manual first! There may be a panel at the front and bottom of the machine which is removable and just pops off. Inside you will find a port that can be opened. This is designed to collect debris and can sometimes become clogged. If you find it and there is water backed up then you should find a tray to catch the debris and water that will flood out when you open it! Good luck

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Customer states washer will not drain/also reads ND on screen. Washer will spin when set to spin option. When set to regular wash the washer will not proceed with full wash stops and screen reads ND

the ND stand for NO DRAIN the filter on the pump is clogged,or the pump itself is clogged,the washer will not spin till it is drained,remove front panel by removing door and the screws that are opposite if it were hinged on othe side pop off front panel and check filter/pump for blockage

Aug 08, 2011 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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Where is the filter on a AW1560W washing machine

There is a small 4 inch square door on the bottom right of the front of the machine. Press the right hand side of the door and it will pop open. Pull out the small drain hose, drain off any excess water, unscrew the corcular filter cover to extract it. Instructions and pictures can be found on page 17 of your user manual. If you do not have a manual, you can download one here:

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Jul 21, 2011 | Tricity Bendix AW850W Front Load Washer

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How do I check lid switch without taking machine apart. The model is RAS7133KQ1. Will not drain or spin.

Unfortunaetely there is no good way to check that with out getting to the contacts and ohming them out to make sure that the switch is bad....most of the time though it is not hard to pop the top of the machine enough to check that...just need to find where the tabs are located and pop them with a screw driver...

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GE front load washer is not draining after spin cycle

The draining is controlled by drain pump in the washing machine. If the drain pump is clogged or got loose then water will not drain properly and this problems will occur.Remove the drain pump and drain hoses. First thing you can do is take the drain hose and blow into it and check if its getting blocked.If the air is passing through the hoses then loosen the hoses to the pump. You might want to get some pinch off pliers to save water from going ever where or a shop vac to **** out the tub. If the pump is getting warm current is flowing to it and propeller is jammed more than likely. The front should have a couple of 1/4 screws at the corners on the front should pop after removing them. If you require parts then you can buy them from Thanks. you can rate this solution and show your appreciation.

May 17, 2010 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer

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How do I pull the agitator out of my washer so that I can clean the drain

I fixed one of these with a drain problem not long ago. Their was a shoestring in the pump. To get to the pump you remove the front cover. The pump comes apart easily for cleaning. Have your mop ready. This old school manual gives directions for removing the front panel. The top does not pop off the front pops off on these washer.

Mar 06, 2010 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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Whirlpool Duet Sport will fill and drain but will not work during wash or spinning cycle.

sounds like the belt is probably laying on the bottom of the machine. pop the front lower panel off (2 screws) and look under the machine. also found there is a trap. worth cleaning while under machine

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De error code

"dE" means that the door hasn't been closed properly. Check the inner seals of the washing machine particuarly at the bottom where water can get clogged. Also check the rubber seal around the front door to see if it has popped out or out of alignment. Also, "DE" in full letters can mean that the drain needs to be cleaned. Switch off the washing machine, pull out the flap on the bottom LH front of the machine, find the water tube and drain the water out of the LG. Then unlock and inspect the actual plastic tray/grid when twisted to unlock and pull out. There should also be a "drain" function on the main dial as a general maintenance option. Make sure you do this to keep your machine going.
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Try holding the start/pause and cancel key together for 3 seconds. The door lock, wash, rinse and final spin lights should light. Any error codes should be displayed when holding those keys.Your pump is clogged up.Remove the 2 hoses from it & clean out any debris

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