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Is there something I can run through the washer to clean the internal areas like the filter, impeller and hoses (like running vinegar through a coffee maker)?

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You actually can run white vinegar through it or you can buy "Washer Magic" or a comparable product that cleans them out also.

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ND is No Drain. Check to see that the pump is running, the drain hose is NOT kinked or folded and that the filter is clean. If a garment made it into the sump it will block the pump inlet and washer with not drain.

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