Routienly will not pump out water ...need solution...thanks
Every so often,refuses to pump out water,i then must put a water hose into water drain hose to backwash the water pump.....is there a filter o somthing that gets clogged?...very discouriging...need help..thanks, charles
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Charles, in a sense, yes there is a filter! First, unplug the machine. Next, at the bottom of the machine is a toe panel. Under the panel are typically 2-4 screws. Remove these screws (either 1/4 or 9/32 nut driver) and place the toe panel aside. Now you are face to face with the washing machine's pump. On the pump is a big turn handle. This can be unscrewed slightly to allow the water to run out of the pump. Using a bucket or shallow pan underneath this will catch the water. Once the water is gone free the pump. Some pumps are simply attached to the washer with rubber feet, some are screwed it. Use the appropriate methods to free the pump.
The pump is still connected to two hoses. One hose is the drain line which goes straight out of the machine and into the wall to drain the water. The other hose comes straight down from the bottom of the tub. THIS hose contains the filter. You will be able to see the bulge in the hose where the filter is contained. Removing this can be tricky sometimes, but just use caution not to puncture the hose. The filter is plastic and has holes. It looks like a hockey mask. Removed trash and reassemble! Hopefully nothing to serious got into the pump and damaged it. But if your machine will drain sometimes, I imagine it is ok :)
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Very easy repair. By dropping the hose gravity takes over allowing the water to run out. The buzzing noise is the propeller on your pump jammed.(Brawires,coins,hairpins) < common causes..
STEP 1:Drop hose down to remove water from machine
STEP 2:Lean machine forward on a 45,rest machine on a chair.
STEP 3:Bottom left of machine is a round black cap,remove the cap(turn anti clockwise)
STEP 4: Put your fingers in the pump and pull out the coins,hairpins etc from pump.
STEP 5:Turn propeller to make sure it turns freely,put the round cap back on then your done.
The error e20 indicates towards pump.The pump needs to be checked.
The pump is blocked or broken.e20 is a not draining error code,check filter at bottom.could be faulty pump or something jammed in the impeller.--------------------------
You have a blockage in
the drain hose I would suspect.
Keep putting it on drain till you get the water out or
simply lower the drain hose into a wash basin.
Once it's empty, put a
couple of towels down, unplug the machine and lay it carefully onto it's left
side. Left side viewed from the front. (turn off the water first and disconnect
the fill hose if necessary).
You can now take the drain hose off of the pump and take
it out of the appliance to check for a blockage.If no blockage, you'll need to take the pump out and check
Check the hose first.Also check for any small cloth getting blocked in the machine inside.
To remove the pump,It's clipped into the base.Look at the underside of the base.Squeeze the clips together and push them into the base a little.You can then slide the pump out of the filter housing.Watch for the O ring as this has to go back on to seal the pump.The pump slides in and out.
You'll only need to unplug the wiring.If hose or pump checked out faulty then it has to be replaced,if filter is clogged clean it.
Your machine won't spin because it can't drain.
You probably have a blocked drain hose or a faulty/blocked pump.
If you put the drain hose below the water level in the machine it may run by gravity. If it does flow this way it would show that the hose is not blocked (completely).
Make sure the machine is empty before continuing.
NOTE! Unplug machine from power supply!!
There is probably a small cover near where the drain comes out of the machine. Unscrew this cover and you will expose the pump filter, which may be (partially) blocked. Check for coins or similar which may be jamming the impeller blades..
NOTE! Any water in the machine will flow from here!!
TIP! Lean the machine forward to help contain the last of the water in the tub.
If the drain hose is clear and the pump is still not draining the machine you may have a failed pump motor.
Pump motor replacement is not a big job for an experienced tech.
even if the pump is running does not mean the impeller shaft is turning, You could unplug the machine and disconnect the washer and pull out and drop the hose to see if water will drain when you lower the hose to about 8 inch's does it run out freely? if not check for a plugged water pump or water pump hose if the water flows freely you will need to drain the washer if it's on rollers roll it out side to allow the water to drain out the machine from the porch. while it is draining check the hose that the washer connects to see if you see any plug in the pipe. put the sink drain plugs in and fill half way with water put a bucket under the sink after filling the water to half full pull the stopper out of the sink that connects to the dish washer. Hold your hand on the hole of the connection to the sing watch to see if the drain allows the water to flow. If it flows freely you can assume that the water pump is bad. If thats the case it's best find someone to replace the unit the pump can be replaced but you need tools to do so and you did not state if you had any. thanks for using fix-ya.
the problem is either your pump or your hoses. this an easy fix. all you need is a screwdriver and a bucket to catch water. 1st unplug the machine and remove the drain hose from the drain. then try to drain the water from the washer by plugging it back in and setting the washer to drain. if no water comes out of your drain hose then you know your plumbing is ok. next put the drain hose back in the drain and take the cabinet of your washer. you will see your pump with 2 hoses connecting to it. one hose connects to the basket and the other to the drain. disconnect the hose coming from the basket and if water comes out then you know the basket is not blocked with any article of clothing. if both check out ok your problem would be the pump. write down the model and serial number to your washer and buy a pump.
you are clogging your impeller take a wet vac put hose your using for pump in pool put vac on end of hose to woods and turn on vac long enough to get a water flow and shut of vac it is slower but will save pump
Hi, You can change the pump by disconnecting power, water fill hoses, & take drain hose out od drain. Lay the washer on its back (use some padding under machine so that you do not damage threads on inlet valve. The pump is located on motor and has two clamps holding it. Just remove those clamps and the two drain hoses from the pump. The pump should release from the motor shaft. If the motor shaft is rusty, the pump might not want to come off ease and the shaft will need to be cleaned with sand paper or emery cloth so the new pump will go on easy. Failure to get the pump on all the way will cause the new pump to leak also.
Put your hoses back on the pump and everything should be ok.
HI thanks for your questionOn your washer theres a electric pump sometimes foreign objects get caught in pump remove front panel . Using a blade screwdriver insert between top & front panel about 2 inches from corner .The front should now come off .The pump is on the left side . Disconnect pomer If your washer is full of water now put drain hose on floor or in bucket to drain water . Now remove hoses from pump & clean reinstal . Thanks for your question The appliance doc
Tommy, you have debris in the drain pump. This will be a wet and messy repair, so be prepared. Unplug the washer before reading further!
You'll need to look way down next to the floor at the bottom of the lower front panel. There are three "TORX" (star shaped) screws there, remove them. Lower the panel about 3/4" or so and tilt the bottom toward you, then set the panel and screws aside. Right in the front, you'll see the drain pump and drain trap. Look closely at it... there's a big black accordion shaped hose going into the pump, this is the suction hose. Another, smaller one, exiting the pump... this is the discharge or drain hose. If there's any way for you to do this, do it... you need to "pinch off" or clamp the suction hose as tight as possible to avoid dumping water all over the floor in the next step. If you can find hose clamp pliers like this... http://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/shop/media/KD-145.jpg , it'd be worth your while. Now that the hose is clamped off, see that 3 1/2" wide plastic housing the drain pump is hooked up to? You need to unscrew the drain trap access (counter-clockwise) then pull it completely out. Inspect the piece you just removed and remove any debris. Inspect inside the housing, look for socks, underwires, etc... and clean it out completely. Stick your finger into the pump intake and feel around for any debris.
This should do it! Reassembly is the reverse order. Good luck and don't wear any clothes you treasure while doing this job. (should take ~45 minutes to complete)