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The smell is terrible, now the spin cycle has stopped and clothes are soaking wet. We have checked the pump/filter and nothing is there. Called for service, man didn't know anything about it, said it was a board, we ordered and changed it ourselves, still not working.

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  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2008

    mine is doing the same thing

  • Toby Norton
    Toby Norton May 11, 2010

    When you checked the pump/filter, did you check the impeller part of the pump also? It through the hole on the right side of the pump. While you can get you finger in there, it is a very awkward angle. If you drain and remove the pump, it is easier to check through the hole in the rear. If something is wrapped around the shaft, it's the only way to see/ remove it.

  • oldfixer May 11, 2010

    is it showing any fault codes do you hear the pump running or trying to run?if pump is trying to run may be bad impeller on pump or something locking up impeller

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We have not heard back on this in about a week. I'm presuimng It's been repaired?

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