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indesit washing machine wont drain

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diz01

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 2:56 pm Reply with quote

can someone please help me?? i have an indesit washing machine and it wont drain water.When it is the time to drain all the lights on the machine come on an nothing happens.Can someone please help me as it has been two weeks now without a machine lol
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Sleepyhead

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:35 pm Reply with quote

If there is a filter on the front (behind the kick plate), remove it to clean it out. (lot of towels required as there will be a lot of water to come out if the drum is full).
If no filter then there's likely to be something jamming the pump and that would have to be stripped out to clear it.
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diz01

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:39 pm Reply with quote

there is a kick plate but i cant get it off..can u tel me how to get it off plz??
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diz01

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:45 pm Reply with quote

ok sorry i got the kickplate off an now takin the filter out there is water coming out aswell.. wat do i do now that i have the filter out??thnx
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diz01

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:53 pm Reply with quote

i got the pump out an there was around 6 or 7 womens hair clips in it would this affect the drain of the water and should i try it again??
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diz01

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 4:52 pm Reply with quote

thank you very much i got it workin after i took all the crap from the filter now its saweet again tyvm..clean clothes are a blessing lol
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gabor85

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 10:49 am Reply with quote

hi! can you tell me how can i just turn it?n i take the filter out? can i just turn it?it's very hard and don't turn.thx
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gabor85

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 10:50 am Reply with quote

sorry!so how can i take the filter out?
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MarkJ15

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:43 pm Reply with quote

hey there im having the same problem but i do not know what a kick plate is please help me ?? xxx icon_biggrin.gif
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rocks1

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:38 pm Reply with quote

kick strip is at the bottom on the front of machine it unclips.
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MarkJ15

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:53 pm Reply with quote

hey there how do i unclip the filter do i trun it or what ?
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:05 pm Reply with quote

clips are on the edge.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:27 pm Reply with quote

rocks1 wrote:
clips are on the edge.


Note 1: Biggest culprit ... hair clips, cocktail sticks and coins.

Note 2:You might want to put some newspaper / rags on the floor as this will be messy.

1. To remove kick panel - tip machine back so you can see underneath and use a flat head screwdriver to praise off the panel

2. Use a pliers to unscrew filter cap (anti clockwise).... With the cap off you will see the insert that is designed to catch and hold debris.

3. Squeeze the Insert arms together and remove to wash and clean.

4. Clean our the filter chamber before first replacing the insert and then the cap.

5. As this will probably be the first time you have cleaned the filter .... put a wash through and repeat the filter cleaning process.


Note: you should probably clean the filter a couple of time a year ...
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