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Troubleshooting after cleaning out filter strainer

Hello, saw your post about cleaning out the filter strainer. THANKS. That did work the first time. 6 months later, when we cleaned out the filter again, it now will not go into spin mode and just sits - wet soaking clothes. Any help would be appreciated on this one, as well. Thank you, Rick in phx.

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  • rick molera Jul 23, 2007

    After wash cycle water does not come out from the machine. Do not hear anything but a high pitched whine.

  • rick molera Jul 24, 2007

    FYI - Fixed the problem: The drain hose was clogged with sand and dirt. After cleaning hose and blowing it out with h2o, all is well. Thanks anyway for trying.



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