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My whirlpool washer stopped during the transition from wash to rince.

Water did not drain out of washer. Timer is ok. Motor hummed in wash range but agitated when turned on and off several times. Would not pump water out when manually selected to that position . Wife reported a leak at front edge of machine. Suspect foreign object in water pump, bad pump, or motor. Can you help.
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  • lowell302 Feb 17, 2008

    After removing pump from washer it appeared undamaged. Impeller blades looked good and no obstruction. Motor runs but is noisey in wash mode with out pump installed and only hums in pump mode.

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I say bad pump !!!.....check your email

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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    Gary Davd Feb 17, 2008

    see the ratings by my comments right there

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