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Is pump installed properly
If you removed the hoses, did they go back on the appropriate pump ports

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Washer will not drain even after changing water pump


There is a drain pump that is separate from the main pumps on most kenmore elites. There is also a check valve that could be stuck open. 8 of 10 times, however, if the machine was working fine and is now not fully draining, this is due to a drain hose pluggage or kink somewhere between the drain pump and the discharge into the sink. I've seen grease totally block the discharge into the sink trap and cause this problem. This should be thoroughly checked and must be 100% clear for the dw to drain properly.

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CHANGE DRAIN PUMP WASHER


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Belt, Water Pump If the washer won't drain the pump belt might have broken or might have worn out. Check the belt and replace if it shows signs of excessive wear.

Clogged Pump or Hose If the washer won't drain there might be a clogged pump or hose. It's common for small socks or other small clothing items to get into the water drain system and clog the hose leading to the pump or the pump itself. Remove the hoses from the pump in order to remove the article of clothing. Keep in mind that any water in the washer will pour out of the hoses when removed.

Drain Pump If the washer won't drain water the drain pump might be defective. It's also common for a small sock or other article of clothing to get caught in the drain pump or in the drain hose. Check both for an obstruction before replacing the pump.

Drive Belt If the washer won't drain, should check the drive belt. If the belt is broken or if it isn't tight on the pulleys the washer won't drain properly, if at all.

Lid Switch Assembly If the washer won't drain the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly If the washer won't drain the door lock assembly should be checked. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any switches on the door lock with an Ohm meter. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

Drain Hose If the washer won't drain water check the drain hose. Be sure the hose did not get kinked behind the washer. Also, remove the hose from the pump and check it for obstructions.

Coin Trap If the washer won't drain the coin trap may be clogged. This washer is equipped with a device near the water pump called a coin trap. The purpose of this device is to trap any foreign materials that make their way down the drain. Normally, the coin trap can be accessed through an access panel. It is designed with the homeowner in mind and is normally easy to clean out.
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WASHER WILL SPIN. BUT WILL NOT DRAIN.


If your unit spins but doesn't drain it is most likely the drain pump, but before you change it, you need to first make sure that the control board sends the signal to the drain pump to activate it.

The most likely problem is either a bad drain pump or a blocked drain pump.

Jul 26, 2011 | GE WBSE3120B Top Load Washer

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Water not draining from washer. cannot open door. isnt there just a spin cycle i could go to instead of the entire wash cycle? i have already put it through 2 more cycles hoping the spin would drain...


Hi lauraeuschwa,

I believe your drain pump filter is just clogged. The drain pump is trying to pump the water out before the Spin cycle, but can't. Usually this is caused by a foreign object that is obstructing the impeller. See my tip on how to access, drain & clean the Drain Pump Filter:

ACCESS, DRAIN & CLEAN THE DRAIN PUMP FILTER

After this, the Spin cycle will run, after the drainage procedure. If it does not, then you may need to replace the Drain Motor. Which is a easy task.

Kind Regards :-)

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Jul 18, 2011 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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WASHER WONT DRAIN


Does the washer spin on rinse and drain cycles ok? If it does spin but won't drain, the problem is the plasic impeller in your drain pump. This model is a direct drive unit with a reversing motor that runs one direction for agitate, but reverses to spin the tub and operate the drain pump. So if it spins but DOES NOT drain, it's the drain pump, but if it doesn't spin or drain, than it's probably a lid switch. Also the tub to pump hose or pump discharge hoses may be clogged with something. If your mechanically apt, you can do this repair yourself and save a service charge. The pump runs about 30 dollars or so and is really easy to change out. Check out Youtube videos on Whirlpool washer repairs, they will show you everything to do. Yes, I said Whirlpool, because Roper is built by Whirlpool.

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Dec 29, 2010 | Roper RAS6233KQ Top Load Washer

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Washer sticks in LD.....even changed pump...still wont work


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Thanks for using FixYa. Error Ld means long drain and it flashes when the water level will not change even after the drain pump is on. To resolve this issue you’ll need to check the drain hose and the drain pump for any blockages. Also check if the pump is running fine and replace the part that has gone bad. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Whirlpool Duet washer... code flashes saying 02 F ... Help!


F-02(Long Drain)

HI. This code is an indication of a failed drain cycle(Long Drain Issue). Kindly, follow the steps below to address this issue further.

If the drain time exceeds eight minutes, the water valves are turned off and "F02" is flashed.

Press PAUSE/CANCEL two times to clear the display.

NOTE: After four minutes the "Sud" error will be displayed, then four minutes later the "F02" error code will be displayed..

Possible Causes / Procedure

1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running.
4. Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects.
5. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
6. If the above does not correct the problem, go to step 7.
7. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
8. Replace the pump.

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Won't drain or change cycles


please post a model number since different machines drain in different ways. TY

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Frontload washer


you have a plugged drain pump.. remove the back .remove drain hoses remove drain pump and check for something in the pump... you may find coins or bra wires... hope it helps

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