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Sd code, took top portion apart cleaned all out to bottom.

Customer Question

Sd code, took top portion apart cleaned all out to bottom. Still got sd code... took pump out nothing in pump, not any water except few drops, why would I still be getting sd code. May tag bravos
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: Week, seems to be draining but doesn't spin all water out of clothes, changed pump out three years ago.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I don't like these new washers, the one I had before my house burned down was hand me down I used 15 years and no problems.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

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That is a SLOW DRAIN code, is the unit sudsing up and does it pump the water out fast? The pump impellers often give issues on that unit or a coin could be partially blocking the intake port to the pump. You should remove the inner basket and check the entire inner prefilter for a blockage I find coins and sometimes clothing on the prefilter causing that issue.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No suds, and pump had no water or obstruction in it, no visible damage, it's draining.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Check the outer tub, can you remove the inner basket on the unit to check it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My first note I stated took inside apart cleaned any obstruction, second took pump out clean and clear... put all back together, ran rinse and spin ,24 min cycle when it got to 8 minutes stay on 8 minute cycle for 10 minutes or longer I stopped washer at this point worrying something was going to burn up drained fine, but at 8 minutes washer is supposed to spin, it didn't acted like slow agitation, never would spin, after 10
Minutes I turned off!
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Have you blown through the pressure tube to see if it is clear?