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Last 2 washes we noticed there's water at bottom of the tub and we have to scoop it out with small pot. Any suggestions? Is it clogged somewhere?

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Perhaps your drain hose is kinked, either under the machine (remove the lower panel to view) or kinked/clogged where is connnects to your sink drain. If you have a drain button and pressing it does not turn on the pump you have other problems.
If this does not help include your make and model to improve chances for a better response. Good luck!

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