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Frigidaire front load

Does not spin properly, and does not drain.

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  • zuekeeper Sep 22, 2008

    Our Front Loading washer did the same thing. We were getting Error 22, 99. So ... we fixed it!  We have a very small space, so we got the wet-vac and were prepared to **** up a lot of water when we released the hose to the drain pump. Unplug the machine!! We took off the front panel. Got a green garbage bag under the area, with an opening to shove the hose into, to catch the water before we could get the hose from the wet vac over the opening. That was semi-successful. We filled the wet vac, and about 1 gal. went into the green garbage bag. We got both of those items out of the way, and did not need to remove the pump, because we discovered a FILTER, first. we took that off, and discovered the problem!! The FILTER was jam-packed with pet hair, two large buttons, a quarter, two dimes, and a nickel. GROSS!! we clean that puppy out, and put it back together. It worked perfectly!! We are both amateurs, and we fixed it. The hardest part was pinching that jumbo green metal contraption that holds the hose onto the filter. We ended up using some grippers that pinched it open until we got the hose on the filter, and then slid the pinched green thing back into place, and then released the grippers. We are still married!! We took each other out to dinner to celebrate the money we saved!!  The water couldn't drain, because the money and buttons perfectly closed off the release valve, inside. You'll see. Hope this helps!

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Mine does the same thing im taking back to the store major malfunction

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