Washing Machine was not draining water from tub.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer

ModelWBSR3140D0WW

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver

Gerald From Midlothian, VA

Jan 16, 2008

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1. Drained the wash tub by taking the drain hose from the back of the washing machine and dropping it below the tub - water flowed out of hose a lot easier than trying to suck water out of tub using a pump (tried this on the first time I tried to fix washer). (Washing machine on 2nd floor of house and didn't want water running on floor)
2. Removed the 2 bolts holding the Pump/Motor assembly to the machine.
3. Removed both hose clamps on the Pump/Motor assembly and removed Pump.
4. Attached the new drain inlet hose to the pump and then to the tub with the original hose clamps.
5. Attached the drain hose to the pump and then plugged in the 2 wires for the pump.
6. Plugged in the washing machine and everything worked.

NOTES:
1. Hardest part was working with hose clamps (spring type clamps) in the tight space under the machine.
2. Easier to fix since I pulled machine apart a few days before - removing the clog in the pump/motor assembly only to get everything back together to find out that the motor was dead. Still well worth the time and effort due to not having to go out and buy a new Machine...

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drain Inlet Hose - seven and a half inches long (Now subbed to Pump to Tub Inlet Drain Hose)

Part Number: PS2322462

$5.13
In Stock

Pump and Motor Assembly (Now subbed to PUMP)

Part Number: PS8768445

$53.39
In Stock