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Kenmore Washer Won't Drain

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The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Washer won't drain are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Washer won't drain

Cause 1Drain Pump

Sometimes, small objects or articles of clothing can get caught in the drain pump. To determine if anything is blocking the drain pump, remove the drain pump and check the pump for obstructions. If the drain pump is clear of obstructions, but is still noisy during the drain cycle, replace the drain pump.

Parts
Drain Pump for your KenmoreWashing Machine
Drain Pump - Part # 1467804 Mfg Part # 137108000

Washing machine drain pump. If the washer won't drain, the drain pump may be clogged, damaged, or defective.

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Cause 2Clogged Pump or Hose

Sometimes, socks and other small articles of clothing can get into the drain system and clog the pump hose or the pump itself. Remove the hoses from the pump and check for any obstructions.

Cause 3Drain Hose

First, check the drain hose to determine if it is kinked, twisted, or bent. If the drain hose is bent, straighten it out. In addition, remove the drain hose and check it for obstructions. If the drain hose has any obstructions, try to remove them. If necessary, replace the drain hose.

Parts
Drain Hose for your KenmoreWashing Machine
Drain Hose - Part # 379 Mfg Part # 131461200

Drain hose with 90 degree elbow. 90 inches (7-1/2 feet) long

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Cause 4Door Lock

Inspect the door strike assembly for damage. If the door strike is broken, replace it. The door strike is not repairable—if it is broken, you must replace it.

Parts
Door Lock for your KenmoreWashing Machine
Door Lock - Part # 2689091 Mfg Part # 137523400

Door switch/lock kit

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