Haier XQB40-F, water will not pump out sometimes on initial spin or it will pump out on initial spin but not on final spin. i can lay the drain hose down and the water will run out, then it will go into the spin. sometimes the pump will come on during the spin.
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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
Could be that the drain pump/motor is malfunctioning but I would gently suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor/pump lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters and many machines will not even go to spin or release the door lock if there is any water still left inside.
Here are my complete and generic guidance notes for checking both the drain motorfilter and the drain motor ;-0)
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!). These panels are either held on by (plasic) screws or will just pull off. Most filters are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play.
REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT. It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. Using something suitable like a glove see if it is easy to briefly slow the motor down. If it is easy then the motor is malfunctioning.
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Thanks and good luck!
If the hose to the machine is clear then you probably have a faulty water valve. However you should make sure that the filter on the watervalve ian't blocked....Take the hose off at the back of the machine and check there as well...A water valve is not a big job, but should be done by a tech or a very competent handyman.....Nomess
I dont want to sound like a smart A_s but be sure the water is turned on before you start taking things apart. OK. Beleive me, I have made this mistake myself in the past and did take a machine apart before I found that I had forgot to turn the water on.
By laying it down it sounds like the selector switch has come unplugged. This is the switch where you pick the size load you want to wash. The water valve where you hook the water lines may also have came unplugged. Good luck.
Check the drain line for kinks or obstructions. Check the pump. Remove the hoses from the pump and use a flashlight to look into the suction port. Make sure nothing is clogging the pump, like the occasional stray piece of clothing, and check the pump impeller. Make sure there are no broken or missing blades and that the impeller will spin freely. If any blades are broken/missing or if you can't get the impeller to spin freely, the pump is defective. Hopefully it's just a clogged drain line, pump, or jammed impeller. Really sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.