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Noisy & will not progress to spin cycle

Machine has had rumbling noise for some time & will not now progress to spin cycle.

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The tub must pump down before it will go into spin cycle. My pump was making rumbling noises and when I took the basket out (simple process) there were a couple of bobby pins stuck in it. (kids) Cleaned it out and checked the flowpath with a wet and dry vacuum on the drain connection. Still makes the noise. There is a small zip lock bag under the control panel that describes the trouble shooting and error codes. It also says how to go through the diagnostics steps. Hope this helps.

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This rumbling noise is probably the pump,is it not pumping water out now?

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