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Pump Pluggage Feather pillow broke open in wash. Code F 02 for drain pluggage. Verified that drain hose was clear. Assume that the feathers are plugging the intake to the pump. Machine pumps out the water at a trickle. Any ideas?

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You have solved your own problem here.
The pump itself is clogged. Not sure if you are savvy with taking the pump off this model, and opening it up. It is really a workshop job rather than a DIY.Some of the bolts are in tricky places and it can also be a pain to put back correctly. The outer casing of machine has to be removed (ideally) to get to the pump easily.

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