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I have an Asko 10504 front loader, which is not emptying. i am trying to open the drain plug to check for buttons etc but cant get it to unlock. is there a trick to it? the water has drained out through this opening, but it may have an obstruction as well. thanks

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Hello Helen,

Welcome to FixYa.

To answer your question, "i am trying to open the drain plug to check for buttons etc but cant get it to unlock. is there a trick to it? No not really. Just unscrew it counter clockwise,

however...


The issue with these Asko pump insets/filters....

i.e.

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they can become clogged with items such as coins, hair-pins etc. that can actually damage the part.

Unfortunately once they are clogged to a degree removing the filter by normal means becomes difficult or impossible without breaking it.

The image I attached above is an example of a pump I had to remove and disassemble to clean it out so the filter could be removed/unscrewed, hence the need for the "worm-gear" clamps had to be used to replace the original "one-time" clamps. That though involves removing the access panel...

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plus the tub bellows and drain hoses etc. pretty involved.

If you indeed break this part during your attempts to remove it, a replacement is available, Asko original part # 88 010 69 and available at on-line retailer "repairclinic.com" for about $25-$30USD.

i.e.

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Let me know how you make out or if you require further assistance.

Thank you for choosing FixYa and good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

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Hi,

Welcome to FixYa.

Have you checked the pump to insure the filter isn't clogged or debris causing the noise ? Or do you know where it is and how to check it ?
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