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Kenmore 44072 Front Load Washer Drain Hose Cleaning

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I need to clean the Drain Hose of my Kenmore 44072 Front Load Washer. I have looked in the manuals but I can't find the instructions on how to go about doing it. What I was washing shed its fiber in the washer and now the drain hose is clogged. I got an error F03 and have already tried running the empty washer to try and get rid of the clog but that did not work. Any help is appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    My washer won't drain. I tried cleaning the drain hose and filter but still doesn't drain

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Try this link for step-by-step instructions. More than likely you will have to clean the drain pump as well.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385844-checking_drain_pump_kenmore_elite_front

If you are having trouble draining the water from the wash tub, and cannot get it to drain with a shop vac, you can drain it directly from the tub. If you don't own a shop vac, you may have to bail. If your drain pump does not have a clean out trap, remove the inlet and outlet hoses to access the inside of the drain pump. Inspect the pump impeller for obstructions and/or damage. If the water will not drain when you try to pull a vacuum on the drain line, you may have to disconnect the drain hose from the bottom of the wash tub. In some front loaders, there is a ball valve in the drain hose from the bottom of the wash tub to the drain pump. This ball can act as a collection pint from lint and debris. You will need to remove the hoses from the bottom of the wash tub to clean this area. I would recommend doing this as a LAST resort. Often, it can be difficult to reconnect this hose to the tub and get it to seal correctly. I hope this helps you. Please post back if you need further assistance.

Posted on May 28, 2008

  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell May 28, 2008

    PS Don't forget to check the standpipe. You may also have a clog in your plumbing.

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