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Whirlpool wont spin or drain...

My whirlpool llr9245bq1 wont spin or drain when in the spin cycle it just makes a humming sound but nothing happens..what could be the problem..p.s i removed the clothes so now its just water in the machine and it still doesnt work...

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Re: whirlpool wont spin or drain...

Something is jamming your drain pump Well I'm going to do my best to fix your washer. First unplug the washer and turn off the water. If you have a shop vac take the drain hose out of the drain,and through the drain hose vacuum the water out of your washer. If you don't have a shop vac go to the auto parts store and buy a pair of radiator hose clamps . Then facing the washer locate the two screws. They will either be in the front or rear of the control panel and back them out far as you can. Once you have done that pull the control panel slightly forward, and tilt it back on the hinges. Now unplug the lid switch wire but don't forget to plug it back when your done. Next locate at the rear of the washer body the two gold clips then push forward, and take careful note of how they fit. Then pop them out with a screw driver tilt the washer body forward at 45 degree angel and walk forward with the body, and set it down. Now you will see the white pump and motor assembly. You should see two clips holding the pump to the motor pop them off, and pull the pump off the motor shaft. Now if you fell the need to remove the pump use the radiator hose clamp. take them and clamp the hose coming from the tub.Rmove the spring clamp pull the hose now you may or may not have to replace the pump depending on if you can remove the object.

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