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F2 error. Can't empty tub? Probably clogged outlet. How do I get to it?

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  • KentCardinal Jul 16, 2008

    machine is Kenmore version of Whirlpool Duet front loader, model 110.4559100.

  • KentCardinal Jul 17, 2008

    I'm there. Found $0.55, two machine screws and a kitty toy in there. Still didn't pump. Pulled the machine out, took the back off and checked out the waste pipe. That was clear. Then pulled the boot of the bottom of the drum housing. Whoa! Sponge in the sump! Plus an accumulation of fluff etc. No wonder the pump was cavitating.

    Looks like the issue is solved.

    Also kudo's to the person who suggested sucking the water from the drum with a wet/dry vac. Saved lots of labor.



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Remove bottom cover remove pump clean out acess big white knob (best dip all the water you can out first)can't open door?with bottom off reach up to lock area pull small tab down door will unlock

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