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Washer won't drain fully

We keep getting "OE" message, so I cleaned out all drain pipes and drain filter, still get same display. What is next step - the drain pump? Is there as way to test it before replacing

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#1. Turn off power.
#2. Remove door panel and check for broken wires.
#3. Check for the continuity splice and put insulation in between. This is most likely the problem.

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