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It was all soapy when the load finished and it did,nt smell clean

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If you washer has a filter it may be blocked cleaning it out should cure it . if no filter ther will be a blockage in the pump or in the hoses/drain or pump failure.

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

  • nicholaswest Aug 24, 2010

    thanks for your advice i will see what happens because i cleaned out the filter and does it matter how much washing is in the machine

  • John Wilkinson Aug 24, 2010

    wash load not a problem if not the filter just check you using automatic detergent as the old stuff for twin tubs froths up to much.

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