Drain line clogged on Whirlpool model ET1CHMXKB09. How do I access the drain line?
Washing machines, like any other mechanical device,
occasionally needs servicing. A common problem with most old washing
machine is that the spinner, or agitator, drain,or stops rotating
during wash cycles. Fortunately, most washing machine problems are easy
to troubleshoot. Any do-it-your self offer can fix it; here's how.
TOOLS NEEDED TO SOLVE PROBLEM ARE BELOW.
Bucket and rags,Screwdriver,
New drive belt (if necessary),
New drive motor (if necessary).
Unplug the washing machine, and turn off the water supply to the
machine. If necessary, remove the water hoses from the back of the
washing machine because they may be in the way of the access panel.
Check that the agitator is seated correctly by opening the lid of the
washing machine. If it's loose, pop off the top of the agitator--if
there is one--and tighten the bolt that holds the agitator in place.
Or, in some models, simply pull straight up and then reseat the
3 Remove the access panel located in the back of the
washing machine by unscrewing the screws holding it in place. This
allows access to the drive motor.
4 Press on the drive belt that
works the agitator. If the belt moves more than 3/4 inch, tighten the
belt to fix the spinner problem. If the belt is worn or cracked,
replace the belt.
5 Replace the drive motor, if tightening or
replacing the drive belt doesn't fix the agitator. Purchase a new drive
motor at a wholesale retailer. Disconnect wiring, remove screws holding
motor in place and insert new motor. Screw into place, and connect
6 Check for any black substance leaking under the
washing machine. This might indicate a clutch problem, if the washing
machine spinner is not working. Contact a professional repairman to
replace the clutch.
Oct 25, 2011 |
Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer