Water will not drain. sewer line is not pluged. Customer service says I could have a plugged filter at the pump ( we have dogs). How do I get to the pump to unclog it.
machines, including those built by Frigidaire, have internal pumps. These pumps
help drain out the water from the washer tub between the wash, rinse, and spin
cycles. If the pump is damaged or the pump pulley system is frozen/stiff, the
water can become trapped in the washer tub. In both cases, the pump assembly
needs to be replaced. You can check by looking for a few signs that a pump is
dying or already dead.
1 Start the washer and wait for the washer tub
to fill with water. If you do not hear water or hear a motor whirring, the
washer motor may be dead.
2 Open the washer lid in mid-cycle. Note
whether or not the inner tub is still spinning around. The inner tub is the
inside surface of the washing compartment with many holes for water draining.
If the tub is not spinning but the motor is running, it is possible the pump is
dead. Check the pump pulley by removing the pump from the washer and trying to
rotate it by hand. If the pulley doesn't turn freely and is frozen or stiff,
replace it. Also, if the agitator is moving but the tub isn't, this is a sign the
pump is dying. For front-loading washers, do not attempt to open the door
mid-cycle. Look through the glass door. If there is enough water to come up
against the door, the pump is malfunctioning.
3 Wait for the washer to finish its cycle. Open
the unit. If water is still in the tub, the pump is likely dying or dead.
Sep 04, 2013 |
Electrolux EIFLW55I Washer