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Dishwasher Problems - Water will not drain out

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Samsung front loading washer has a 'musty' smelling interior. I've tried leaving the door open, but it seems to stem from a small amount of water left in the bottom after the load finishes. What can I do...


The first thing to do is to CHECK IN AND AROUND THE RUBBER DOOR BOOT (called a bellow) for small articles of clothing (like socks and underwear) that may have gotten lodged in behind the rubber. Pull the rubber back where it meets the wash tub and look behind it. It is common for small items to get stuck here, become forgotten and start to mildew. You should check this area after each wash and clean it periodically to get rid of the formation of soap scum, mold, and mildew. HINT: When you get ready to wash a load of towels, take a dirty towel and clean the door boot thoroughly (including the areas behind the rubber). Immediately place the towel in the wash and run it on a sanitary cycle. This way you eliminate the need for cleaning rags.

PERIODICALLY RUN THE WASHER ON A CLEANING CYCLE. Place the washer on the hottest setting you have (usually a Sanitary cycle) with nothing but bleach in the wash tub. Some newer models actually have a "Clean Cycle" available now just for this purpose. This helps keep the wash tub, drain lines and pump sanitized.

CHECK AND CLEAN THE DRAIN PUMP FILTER. Accumulations of debris in the drain pump filter can also cause odors. HINT: If you own a shop vac, pull the drain hose from the standpipe at the wall and pull a vacuum on the line. This will drain any residual water left in the tub, pump and drain lines BEFORE you remove the drain pump cover. This will prevent a messy clean up later.

LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN IF POSSIBLE. When not in use, leave the door open to allow the tub to air out and to keep mold and mildew from forming on the door bellow. I know this may not be desirable in some households with small children. If too much mildew forms on the rubber and it cannot be removed, replacement of the bellow may be required.

NOTE: This problem is common with front loader style washing machines. The doors on these machines have an air tight/water tight seal that is great for sealing the washer during the wash cycle, but can be terrible for collecting small garments and for not allowing the tub to properly air out when not in use. Following these simple preventive measures can go a long way towards preventing harmful mold and mildew, and towards extending the life of the door bellow and pump.



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You might put that disconnected hose into a bucket at the end of a cycle and observe the flow strength or quantity; you may have a pump whose internal seals or blades are worn and not pumping with enough speed to finish before the timer shuts it off.

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I have a Kenmore N2. What would make my front load washer fill back up with some water after the drain and spin cycle is complete?? IF I let the washer go until it's done and go downstairs to take out,...


first, run a rinse,drain & spin cycle. after it finishes filling, shut the water supply (taps) off. If water enters the washer after the drain, it has to be sifoning back in from the DRAIN hose. Check to see if the drain hose is not going up above the washer more than a few inches

Dec 03, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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The water will not drain from the tub. it will go


if it drained before...then you might have problem with drain pump something stuck..piston nut

try slowly advancing timer...if it drains in different cycle you timer is gone bad

if not then piston nut or drain pump

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Water remains in tub after spin cycle


Have you tried to clean the drain hose on the back of the washer? It may have build up inside that you are loosening up by using bleach.

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Dishwasher drains but leaves behind about 1/2" of standing water


Water standing in the bottom of the tub is normal.
A small amount of clean water around the outlet on the tub bottom at the back of the tub keeps the water seal lubricated.

Jun 22, 2009 | GE Nautilus 24" Built-in Dishwasher

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Stops during rinse cycle and water will not empty out of tub. ? switch to pump??? Now I have a tub full of dirty water that won't drain


Model may vary, but this could be helpful for sure.
1. Unplug machine. Drain out maximum water by lowering the drain pipe into bucket or lower drain.
2. Remove the lower kick plate under the door. There will be a screws in the bottom corners of the panel holding it on.
3. Find the drain pump. It will be on the right-hand side and is
usually white in color. The drain hose from the bottom of the tub
will be connected to it.
4. Remove drain hose from standpipe and connect a wet/dry shop vac (if you have one) to the end of it.
5. Turn vacuum on and watch the drain hoses from the tub and from the pump. If the hoses collapse, you have a clog somewhere.
6. Remove the drain hose leading to the pump. Check the impeller area of the pump for debris. This is usually where coins, clothing labels and other items get caught.
7. Clean out the pump and drain hoses. Located in the hose coming down from the tub is the filter, check this out for cleaning.
8. When finished, reconnect any drain hoses that you previously removed making sure you get a good seal with the hose clamp BEFORE you fill the machine. If you notice a leak during fill, hit the "cancel" button to stop. Make sure you place the drain hose back in the standpipe too.

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Admiral Washer smells like mildew


yes it could . If you are trying to pump the water 7 feet or more above the floor then it will at the end of the cycle get air into the drain hose causing cavatation, the result when the machines stops is the water running back down the drain hose back into the tub and that is what causes the musty smell.
Lower the drain if possible

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The drain line is probably clogged. Maybe that a sock or other piece of clothing get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. In this case it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump. Remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out. In case it clean there, check the outer tub port- open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then try to remove the clothing through the port.

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