Front Load Washer - Not Draining
How to Clean and Test the Drain Pump
|Frigidaire Front Load Washer|
My name is Bill, today we are going to learn how to clean and test the drain pump on your front load washer. There are a few things we need to cover before you work on your front loader.
1. Safety of course
2. Common Sense
3. Pay close attention to detail
|Removing Top of Washer|
|Screws Behind Dispenser|
|Control Panel Screw|
|Pulling off the Control Panel|
Two things need to be done when you have a washer that is not draining. The first thing that needs to be done is cleaning the coin trap in the drain hose that leads to the drain pump. Most of the time this gets full of debris and prevents the washer from draining properly. This stops all sorts of items from actually getting into the pump and causing damage.
|Door Gasket Removal|
Once you have cleaned and tested your pump, you can put your washer back together and begin washing clothes.
Here are a couple YouTube Videos demonstrating How to Clean and How to Test your Drain Pump on a Front Load Washer. If you have read this article it is time for you watch the videos. The videos are on exactly what I have just talked about and they show you how to fix your washer in much better detail.