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Put a load of laundry in and now it won't spin out, the door will not open and message screen is flashing F21

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Uunplug from power source...Remove front lower panel (3 sheet metal screw wirh 1/4" drive head located on the lower lop of the panel)...

Open pump strainer (looks like a large stove knob, Turn it counter clokwise, lookout! lots of water will gush out... Back flush the pump by filling the outet of the drain hose ( this may dislodge debris that may jam your pump)...Re-assemble, plug to power, and turn-on.

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