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The washing machine stopped during the rinse cycle and only produced a low humming sound. The pump appears to have stopped working. I need information on how to determine if the pump needs replacing and if so how to repair this problem myself.

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    smells and stops during rinse cycle

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Hi just read your posting.Now is the machine draining ?If not bail some of the water out with a pot or small bucket just enough so you can tip the machine back so you can look underneath the machine without it leaking everywhere.Now when you are looking under the machine look to the front right and you should see a red or black fan.This is your pump.Turn the fan clockwise and anticlockwise a few times to loosen the pump if it is jammed.The fan should turn freely.If it turns freely after turning the fan put the machine back on its feet and select a spin cycle and push the start button.Hopefully the machine will start to drain.Please reply on how you got on or if it still does not drain or if you have the newer type of pump.Good luck.

Posted on Jul 17, 2010

  • KangarooTott Jul 18, 2010

    We had a similar issue: macvhine washed, but would not spin or drain. Machine cycled water in, as if it were about to spin, but lid never locked and spin cycle never kicked in. Diagnostic test indicated drain pump is blocked. We tried this solution, and it worked - while the machine was empty. As soon as we put clothes in it, the problem recurred. We have now bailed the machine out 4 times and are at our wits end. Any other suggestions?

  • KangarooTott Jul 19, 2010

    After posting comment below, we experimented further. It appears our problem may be different: after trying the solution below again, while empty, the machine did spin, but the water did not drain out, after an initial few second spirt. We put two items in, to confirm the machine was actually spinning. It was, but this time, no water was removed. Any ideas?

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