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Requires a rinse and spin cycle after almost every wash regardless of what load type we use. Sometimes even twice and even then still does not always drain

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You will want to check your drain pump filter on this machine.
You can access the filter by removing the three screws located at the very bottom of the front panel and pull it out slightly to allow it to drop off the washer.
With the cover removed you will see the drain pump in the front of the base of the machine. The pump is equipped with a pre-filter that can be removed by unscrewing it and pulling it forwards.
Be aware that any water left in the tub is going to come out to greet you, so be prepared. I often tip the machine back to limit the amount that can come out when doing this.
After removing the filter and cleaning whatever treasures you may find from it, be sure to inspect the opening that it slides into before re-installing it. Look way in the back of the opening for any change and pay close attention to the opening on the right as well for anything caught there.
If for some reason you do not find anything in this clean out you may have a defective pump on your hands or an issue with where the washer drains out. I have found many a laundry tub with a restricted drain that allows the water to be siphoned right back into the washer after the washer stops pumping.
Good luck with this!!

Posted on Jul 04, 2010

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This could be an indication of an obstruction somewhere in the drainage system, or a failed drain pump. In most cases, the drain pump reservoir needs to be cleaned out. The following link explains how:

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

If you check the drain pump reservoir and the problem still persists, you may have a pump with a damaged motor/impeller, or something lodged in one of the drain lines. In particular, the drain line that runs from the bottom of the wash tub to the inlet side of the pump.

I recommend you remove the inlet hose, as well, and inspect for clogs. In is common for small garments to become lodged in this area and restrict water flow to the drain pump. Check the output drain line for obstructions as well.

It does not take much to damage these small drain pumps. So...if the impeller or motor become damaged, and the pump does not pull water at the correct volume, you may still experience the drain error. In this case, you will have to replace the pump in order to get the error to clear. The following link explains how:

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

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

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. The first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.


NOTE: For an explanation of any error codes you may be getting in association with this problem, each one of these appliances come with a technical data sheet inside.

To access, you will need to remove the lower toe panel under the door. The access screws are located under the bottom front edge of the panel. You may have to prop the two front fett of the washer up for better access ( a 2x4 works well for this). With the screws removed, the panel should drop down, then come off. If the tech sheet isn't directly behind the panel, it will be affixed to one of the interior cabinet walls.

The tech sheet lists all error code definitions, troubleshooting data, diagnostics procedures and wiring diagrams. I mention the tech sheet because you may need it to troubleshoot this error code.

Read through the information provided and let me know if you have any further questions. I hope you find this information helpful.

Posted on Jul 04, 2010

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