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Won't pump out water. no kinks or plugs. comes when vac is attached

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Have you checked the drain pump reservior? Something could still be obstructing the pump impeller and restricting it from turning. The following link explains how to check the drain pump:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3574284-checking_the_drain_pump_on_a_front_loade

If you have verified that the pump and drain lines are clear, you may have a failed drain pump. It does not take much to damage the small impeller and/or motor in these pumps. The following link explains how to replace the pump (if required):

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3574350-replacing_the_drain_pump_in_a_front_load

Replacement parts (if required) can be purchased at any of the following websites:

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All these sites are reputable and offer great service with competitive pricing, so shop and compare. The first three sites I listed also include helpful exploded view parts diagrams to assist you in locating and properly identifying the parts you need.



If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this is helpful to you.

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