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Whirlpool 6th Sense displaying FP and clean pump is lit ! How do you clean pump ?

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On the lower front panel is a small door which may be behind the kick panel. Behind this door is the drain filter.. Do not undo this filter till you have emptied the machine, as any water in the machine will flow from the pump, when opened.. Leaning the machine back against the wall will help contain what water is left in the machine..
Undo filter, check and clean.
Check that a coin or hairclip has not fouled pump impellers.
If the impeller has come away from the pump shaft, the pump motor needs to be replaced.. A tech should be called for this job!
Good luck....Nomess

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

  • dvdcrainey Sep 03, 2010

    I have the same problem but cant get the filter out, is it normally difficult? There was a black lid which I loosened but that left a white plastic part which i assume is the filter. I messed about with screwdrivers and pliers but it wudnt come out more than just level with the face of the front panel. I couldnt even see see in far enough to see if anything was blocking it!?

  • Paul Todd May 03, 2013

    The filter behind the kick panel has a thread, turn anti clock wise and the filter should come out, most likely you will find coins and air clips that will stop the machine working

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Sounds like a hair clip stuck in there, brute force required to remove filter using grips and screwdriver

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