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Stuck something is stuck inside my drum housing area and I need to find out how to remove it

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If you take the front lower cover off you will find a plastic knob. Get a bucket first then unscrew the cap with a wrench. All kinds of stuff will come out from the washer.

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Take a flashlight and look inside, see if you can find a screw or nail that may have gotten caught.

Gently pull whatever it is out.

Dont use the machine or you may damage it!

Posted on May 05, 2008

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