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Macmarkus
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SOURCE: wahser not draining. i have checked the drain hose

Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

Since you've stated already checked the drain hose and it is not clogged, I'd suggest the following procedure.



**Unplug the washer from the wall or turn off the breaker before attempting any repairs**

Get some towels and if possible a wet/dry vac. If the machine drained, it won't be too bad. If your machine is stuck full of water, that sucks...hopefully you won't get too wet. ( maybe you`re lucky enough to be close to a floor drain )

  1. Locate the round door on the front of the machine (about 6" in diameter, lower right corner) macmarkus_26.jpg
  2. Find a drill bit or small screwdriver that fits in the hole in the round door.
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3. Insert the bit into the hole in the door. It will push in a tab, it doesn't take much force. Rotate the hole (clockwise) to 6'oclock and it should come free. (the edges are very sharp so be careful).

4. Once the door is out of the way you'll be greeted by a 3-4" plastic cap with wings so you can unscrew it by hand. ( you should also see a red ring with a string attached, if you pull this the door should unlatch, but getting the water out first is usually a good plan )

There is a small collector lip at the bottom of the cap, that is where you can hold the wet/dry vac to catch the water. Unscrew slowly so you don't get flooded, until it is unscrewed all the way out

5. Now pull out the trap and visually inspect the inside of the pump as well as the filter/trap. Hopefully you'll find the item/debris that initiated the error code.macmarkus_28.jpg


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6. After removing any debris or obstruction`s re-install the button trap/lint filter and plug the washer in to power or reset the breaker and give it a test.

7. Run a load and watch for leaks. Leave the pump access door off until you are sure you screwed the cap in tight and there are no leaks.

As someone who has plenty of experience servicing Bosch I can tell you this is the most common reason for these machines not draining.


NOTE; Ultimately you may have a faulty drain pump, but I would certainly start by performing the things I listed first.

Let me know if you require further assistance and if not and this solves your problem, please rate the solution I provided accordingly.

Thank you for coming to "FixYa" and good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Posted on Nov 14, 2010

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SOURCE: how to clean pump filter on lg wm2688hwm

No, probably have a bad water pump, very common for this washer. I would pull the washer out, lean it against your wall, brace or block it up so you can crawl under it. You will see where the drain hose comes out of the bottom left of the drum and enters the drain filter. Remove the hoses and check for debris or clothes in the hoses or where the drum outlet is. If no restrictions then replace your water pump. Good Luck, Appliance Specialists

Posted on Dec 20, 2009

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Check inside the filter housing with a flashlite for debris that got around the filter. If it is clean, you have a bad pump and it needs to be replaced.

Posted on Jan 27, 2010

j_alcaidinho
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SOURCE: not draining. cleaned hoses. where is this filter

You need to get into the where the pump assembly is, if there is a kick plate you need to take off, if not you need to get in through the back of the unit

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

marka19
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SOURCE: Our washer is not draining all of the time. The

Try this link for the filter http://mediasuite.multicastmedia.com/player.php?v=p83k1mb1
and this one for the pump repair
http://appliancehelponline.com/frontloadpumpvideo.html
or this one
http://appliancehelponline.com/washerdrainpump.html

Posted on Jun 11, 2010

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