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I am in the market new washer and have problems with the

I am in the market for a new washer and have problems with the drain hose since it's in the basement. I can't deal with the sump pump/bucket solution anymore and need to know which brands have the strongest drain pumps.

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Tyler Z.

Appliance Technician

Bachelor's Degree

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I have a Maytag quiet series 300 model # MDBM601AWW that

I have a Maytag quiet series 300 model # ***** that will start, fill with water, try to spin 4 or 5 times, and then all the lights go out and it stops. If I push the start/cancel button at that point will try to fill again, a second time, and it will drain the basin and stop. Is there a reset for the control panel or something you'd suggest to try?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: Maybe 5 years? Had it since new and runs 1-3 times a week. Maytag quiet series 300. Model MDBM601AWWJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Yes.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: What buttons and sequence will reset the control board?JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Appliance Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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What are some recommendations backup for

For Plumber: what are some recommendations for a backup for my sump pump? I am leaning toward a water backup but would appreciate your input. Also, brand names with an estimated price range including installation would be helpful to me. Thanks.

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Hi, my KitchenAid dishwasher is not running a cycle. I start

Hi, my KitchenAid dishwasher is not running a cycle. I start it, some water runs, and then it beeps that it is clean and continues flashing the green light. What could the problem be?

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Tyler Z.

Appliance Technician

Bachelor's Degree

69,142 satisfied customers
Hello. We just moved our LG washer WM2010C* into our basement.

Hello. We just moved our LG washer WM2010C* into our basement. It is draining directly into a waste pipe a little less than 8 feet from the floor. The washer won't drain completely when we run it now. We've checks the filter and all is clean. We drained it manually at least 7 times now. We raised the washer about 6 inches.. not sure if raising it more would help. Have you heard of this issue before?

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Tyler Z.

Appliance Technician

Bachelor's Degree

69,142 satisfied customers
We spoke about our Maytag washer LAT9356AAE. Had trouble with

We spoke about our Maytag washer LAT9356AAE. Had trouble with belts which were recently replaced. The tech who came to the house pointed out that we had a drain that put too much strain on the machine pumping uphill from the basement to the drain above. He replaced the belts. I put in a new catch basin on the floor with a sump pump to pump up to the drain so the washer only has to pump at the level of the washer into the catch basin. When I started the washer for the first time since the belt replacement, the belts made a little noise, I guess breaking in and getting seated? Then they quieted down and I did about 6 loads successfully. Now I'm getting no spin and an intermittent croaking noise on the spin cycle, probably from the center belt?

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Tyler Z.

Appliance Technician

Bachelor's Degree

69,142 satisfied customers
I have a Whirpool DP1040XTXQ6 dishwasher that will not drain

I have a Whirpool DP1040XTXQ6 dishwasher that will not drain well. I have just replaced the drain pump, the chopper assembly and the sump pump check valve with new parts and the dishwasher still does not drain. What do I check now?

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Kelly

Owner/Technician

High School or GED

30,796 satisfied customers
I bought a Kitchenaid french door/bottom freezer 10 days ago.

I bought a Kitchenaid french door/bottom freezer 10 days ago. It runs very very loud, in fact I can hear it from upstairs. I contacted them immediately and was told this is normal, these refrigerators run loud! Unacceptable, then I don't want it, so disappointed. It sounds like my sump pump running. I called again, told me the service man will look at it but if deemed normal noice I will have to pay for the service call. This is crazy!

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Bryan

Tech/owner

12,456 satisfied customers
Kenmore 800 washer model 29822800, almost 4 yrs old. Its

Kenmore 800 washer model 29822800, almost 4 yrs old.It's not completely draining... left with about an inch of water in the tub, and can hear more swishing around underneath.I removed the drain hose and found no obstruction. Same for the short hose between the pump & the tub. The pump itself has no obstructions. Same for the tub drain hole.Only prior work done was replacement of a leaking drain hose last May.

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Whrlp Master Tech

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