Question about Washing Machines
For awhile now, our washer has been having drain problems that have been getting gradually worse. We get the F02 error; sometimes we can just run it again. Sometimes, it seems to depend on how big the load is. Now, sometimes, it doesn't seem like the machine drains at all. In the past, I've found tiny socks in the drain filter (why must it be so hard to check that?), but not this time. There doesn't seem to be an obstruction after the filter (blowing thru seems unimpeded). Is it possible that there's something under the basket and before the filter? I guess the other likely problem is the drain pump. Is there a way to test it, other than replacing it? What seems odd is that sometimes it still works, but mostly, it doesn't.
To avoid having water run all over the inside of your washer and on the floor, unscrew the single torx screw that holds the pump/drain assembly in place, loosen the electrical bracked that runs across the face of the drain and then ease the pump/drain assembly out of its position so that you can drain into a bucket.
Posted on Nov 15, 2009
Behind the lower acess panel (3) torx 15 holding on youll find a the pump with a removeable "button trap". unscrew the trap and remve all the debris that has found its way down there.BE WARNED there will be water inside the pump, i usually use a large garbage bag around base of pump, to catch the water
Posted on Mar 15, 2008
Yes its possable take the hose off of the bottom of the tub and feel up in there to see if you can find it and check the hose its self lots of times you can squeeze it and tell .If its under the tub that would explain it working sometimes and not others.as it would depend on the position of the obstruction when the unit goes into drain i can be more specific if i have the answer to my questions
Posted on Mar 15, 2008
I used tech17s solution and it worked great. The one problem was that I thought i could handle a little water in the pump with a towel since i didn't have a wet vac or clamps. Was i wrong. I pulled the plug and whooosh. I had a minor flood. I'd say at least 5 gallons of water BUT, i pulled out the 4 kids socks and various other debris in the filter and the washer works great now.
Thanks tech17 for the help!
Posted on May 22, 2008
My HE 3T seems to have no power to spin cloths dry. when the cycle is done cloths are still soaked with water.
Posted on Jan 25, 2010
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F35 error means that there is some sort of issue with the steamer electronic board and analog pressure sensor has gone bad. To solve this problem you have to take the bottom front panel apart and then clean the drain filter pump assembly completely, make sure the washer is unplugged before working on it. Check that the hose is firmly attached with the washer and is not blocked. You can also check the water level pressure switch operation. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.
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