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My lg frontloader will not drain. I read the comment, but how do I get to the impeler?

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I just got through replacing this and found the service manual at http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/content/pdfs/125459.pdf (it applies to several LG wasers, but this was a huge help to me to step by step get to the pump motor). Also, there are two identical motors (with impellers) on the WM2277HW, one pumps the dirty water out, the other recirculates the water back into the drum to help mix the "cycle water" with the appropriate liquid (after it is dispensed). Hope this helps

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