Tub would not drain.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Matthew From Parker, CO

Jun 23, 2009

1 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

Unplugged the washer.
Drained the tub by removing the rear drainage hose.
Reattached the drainage hose.
Removed the front panel of the washer using a putty knife to get at the two release points under the top lid.
Removed the two electrical clips on the pump.
Removed the two clips that held the drainage hoses on either side of the pump using a set of channel lock pliers.
Slid off the drainage hoses.
Removed the two mounting screws that held the pump in place.
Attached the two drainage hoses using the two clips. This took a while to get a good seal.
Screwed the two mounting screws back in to hold the pump in place.
Plugged the electrical connections back in.
Plugged the washer back in.
Tested everything.
Put front panel of the washer back on.
Also replaced the Timer Knob assembly.
The whole thing took about an hour including running the test.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Timer Knob with Clip

Part Number: PS271124

In Stock

Pump and Motor Assembly (Now subbed to Drain Pump and Motor Assembly)

Part Number: PS8768445

In Stock