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My Candy smart washer dryer does not drain properly (despite filter being cleared out) it spins with water in it, it does not complete cycles properly and an engineer charged me 75 because he said a plectrum was in the filter. It still doesn't work. I cant find the filter as he took the back off and I don't know where it is to check again, but the programs are all messed up anyways. The door will open and spill water everywhere, the lights flash all over the place. Frustrated.

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
I would gently suggest as a first step that you check the drain motor lint tray/filter to save another 75. Here are my guidance notes for checking both the drain motor filter and the drain motor ;-0)
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If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!) and most are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play!

REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT!
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. If it doesn't work then the motor is malfunctioning!

Hope the filter is the problem and good luck!
John C

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