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How to unblock a washing machine

How to unblock a washing machine

How to unblock Your Washing Machine (8 Easy Steps):

 

Step 1

Turn your washing machine off at the plug. This stops power from going to the washing machine.

Step 2

Locate the pump filter. This is usually located on the front of the washing machine, in the bottom right corner and sometimes hidden behind a small panel.


Washing machine panel location (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

 

Step 3

Place a bucket, towel or even a baking tray under the pump filter. This is to ensure you don't get any water or waste over the floor.

Metal oven tray (Source: Max Pixel)

Step 4

Unscrew the pump filter SLOWLY. Water may leak out, but this is what the tray/bucket is for.

Washing machine filter (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

 

Step 5

Wait for the water to finish draining. When drained, look inside from where the pump filter came out from.

Step 6

Check to see if there is a block. If there is, then use your fingers to try and remove it (you may want to have gloves on).

Be aware: when you remove the block, more water may be released.

Step 7

Replace the pump filter and put the small panel back on tightly. Do this once the pipe is clear and unblocked.

Step 8

Run a rinse spin. The drum should be draining properly after the rinse and cleared of water.

Washing machine cycle (Source: Flickr)


 

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