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Drain is clogged

The washing machine has stopped and it says : drain blockage. No water is coming from the hose. The hose is not blocked. Can I fix it myself if there is a piece fabric stock somewhere?

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2008

    drain blocked comes on but drain pipe is clear.


    What is the white plastic cover?

  • barborka Mar 16, 2008

    Thank you a bunch. That fixed it !!!!

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Check the filter normally at the bottom corner,you may have somthing stuck in the sump hose to the pump.its normally easy to fix you just have to follow the hose until you find the blockage.does the pump start up because it still could be faulty.hope this helps.

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http://lgknowledgebase.com/kb/index.php?View=entry&EntryID=6273

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http://pastoralfarms.us/2008/04/21/lg-fl-washer-2277-oe-error/

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