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Just replaced the drain pump on a may tag bravos mct washing

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just replaced the drain pump on a may tag bravos mct washing machine. the washer was not draining and is now working with the new drain pump installed. However, now it sounds like it is going through cycles when draining. It drains and completes all the cycles but make a loud noise that goes on and off through the drain cycle. My next move is to remove the new drain pump and check again for obstructions. could it be anything else?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

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What noises are you hearing? Please describe them the best you can

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the pump is loud and sounds like it is cycling on and off or going through cycles on and off while the drum is draining. it is not necessarily pulsating more like on and off. the noise is not grinding on anything like that.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Does it sound like something is caught in the pump? Something was going on with the site I just received this.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thats what i think. it sounds like it is trying to run on and off. didn't know if there could be something else that i did not catch?
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

OK see if you have something stuck in it, I have found often something else from the black elbow area gets sucked in to the pump...had it happen many times even after checking carefully!

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