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AWM8163 Cylinder revolves with friction - sock?

The machine is not running. The cylinder does revolve when I spin it by hand - but with some friction (it was really stuck but I manages to fix it with blunt force...). I get an error message (can't remember which one). It feels like something is stuck between the cylinder and outer casing (sock?). Can I open the machine to remove the obstacle? All the best!

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Try removing the element then use a coat hanger to removr sock

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Its very long diffecult job to do that but i have had luck going to the bottom of tub removeing the drain hose from tub to pump work things out throw the 3 in hole in the bottom

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