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Washer was on last cycle, rinse and spin, and the load was out of ballance. I stopped and got cloths out, and now it will not correctly fgo into any cycle. example, I tried the drain and spin cycle and the pump worked for a second and stopped. It did that a couple of times and never went into spin. It did the same thing in a wash cycle. It pumbed a bit of water a few times, but never washed...Thanks in advance for your help! frigidaire model #FTF5471ES0

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If you have a wet dry shop vac you can attach it to the end of the drain hose an try to remove the water.
If the water comes out easy then you may not have much restricting the flow but if it comes out slow then there is some piece of clothing or something blockinng the pump.
Once the water is gone you will need to look at the drain pump remove the hose from the pump and look for obstructions in the hoses or the pump it self and make sure there is nothing stopping the impellar wheel.
if this is a front load machine there is also a chance that door lock mechanism has failed when it reaches the rinse cycle.make sure to check the wiring to the drain pump.
be sure to remove the hose from the bottom of the wash tub and look for obsstructions and check the coin trap in the drain boot.

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