Washer not draining, pump continuity ok

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Old 12-06-20, 08:32 PM
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Washer not draining, pump continuity ok

Hi,
I've watched a couple of videos on youtube, but I don't know what to do next.
I checked the pipes that connect to the pump under the washer. No real obstruction there. I only found a curved piece of metal (labeled "2") inside the black pipe (labeled "1"). Maybe something broke apart above and that curvy piece fell down.
I also checked continuity on the pump with a multimeter, and it's fine. Could the pump still be faulty?

Additional information :
-I found water pooling both before AND after the pump (on the "washer side" and on the "wall side"). There seems to be a non-return valve after the pump (red arrow). When I put my finger through it, water backflows.
-I can turn the propeller on the pump with my fingers, so it's not stuck. Should I pull the white piece (labeled "3") to open the pump and clean it anyway?

Any advice is welcome!








 
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Old 12-06-20, 09:52 PM
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Your arrow is pointing to a check valve.
The water can get pumped out (drain) but doesn't gravity flow back in.

I don't know what that piece of metal is.

In picture 3..... that white piece is the impeller. Supply power to the motor and see if it spins.
 
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Old 12-07-20, 06:46 AM
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Is it safe to reconnect the connector to the motor, set the washer dial to "spin" and start it while I hold it in my hands?
 
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The wire looks like it comes from an under wire bra,
 
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Old 12-07-20, 06:21 PM
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My wife denies it, but I think you're right
 
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Old 12-07-20, 06:54 PM
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pump turning but...

I guess it's not pumping properly. If you watch this video that I've uploaded https://youtu.be/13-2Et2c-JA
you'll see what I mean.

But the washer's drum turns very slowly (https://youtu.be/INLITe66sf4). Are there 2 problems here (pump and drum)?

Thanks
 
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Old 12-07-20, 07:43 PM
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Not sure about the drum but that pump is bad.
 
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Old 12-10-20, 08:12 PM
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PJmax, you were right. I changed the pump and it's working fine.Thank you again!
Cheers
 
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Old 12-10-20, 09:25 PM
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You're welcome...... good job.
 
 

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