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Washing machine hi my name is sonya,i,m asking you for help on my washer.my washer it fills up an it washes but when its time to drain i have to put the drain pipe on the basement floor to drain ,an igot to pick the pipe uo to rinse.im constantly doing this as i wash.could you please tell me whats wrong

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Either the pump is malfunctioning or it is clogged. either way remove the front of the washer and set it to drain. if you hear the pump motor or see the little fan spinning you pump is running. now mpty the washer of water and remove the hose from the pump and see if anything is stuck in it.

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