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Liam Curtin Posted on Aug 04, 2006
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Machine not draining

How do I remove the drain hose to see if it is blocked. Are there specials tools for that?

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What you need to do is first unplug the washer now once youve pulled the washer out so it is clear from all sides now take the lid off by undoing the srcews at the back now looking at the inside top, half way down each side unscrew the first screw you come to now look on the out side of the washer there are little plugs at the bottom in the middle get a small screwdriver put it in the hole and pop them out there are 8ml bolt heads to unscrew on both sides now at the back look to the bottom of the washer i think the laqst 2 are there once all screws are unscrewed pull each side in the middle outwards back should pull off so you can get to the outlet hose which should have a clip holding it on,with some wide grips squeeze together and pull the pipe should come off but beware there will be water which will flood out m8

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