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  • mandf246 Mar 22, 2011

    Thank-you very much. I pretty well have done the easier at efforts to fix the problem but sounds like this unit will be taking a little trip to an appliance repair shop.
    Again, thanks for your suggestions

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Hi.

There are several things to check.

Check the position of the drain hose. Ensure that the height is as specified by the manual or you get siphoning and drain does not end.

Access the drain filter. This is often located in front at the base, there should be a trim or an access panel. In some case pump access is at the back of the machine or underneath.

The machine has a pressure switch. It is a sensor connected to a long thin rubber hose. The pressure switch is often in control assembly. Clean the hose and the switch. One way to test it is by blowing into the switch, but manufacturers say this must not be done.
The pressure switch is difficult to test in full.

Move a tech sheet tucked inside the control panel assembly. You take off panel that is held by a couple of screws and see if there is the envelope with the sheet.

The rest of testing is more complex because concerns motor and motor control unit. The motor control unit is a module located inside the machine. Testing of this parts is done reading voltages and Ohming the motor. This must be done by a technician.

Start checking drain hose and drain filter.

Posted on Mar 21, 2011

  • Ginko
    Ginko Mar 22, 2011

    Hi.

    You are welcome.

    All the best.

    Ginko.

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It is possible that this pump isn't working properly. I think if it weren't working at all, you wouldn't be able to get beyond the wash cycle.

It has been my experience that small articles of clothing may get washed or spun out of the inner tub and into the area around the pump pick up, thus partially blocking the flow to the pump.
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First, I would unplug the washer from the wall outlet and probe under the inner tub, or possibly remove the tub to see that there is no blockage from clothing.
It's also possible that things left in clothing pockets like paper clips, small plastic items, etc. can get into the pump and lock up the impeller.
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