Troubleshooting Your Washing Machine: How to Fix Common Flushing Problems

Struggling to get your clothes clean in a washing machine that won't drain? Dien May GREEN has the answers you're looking for. Let us guide you through identifying the issue and find a solution for your problem.


1 Drain hose is blocked

Check the washing machine’s drain hose for blockages or kinks. Clogged pipes can prevent water from draining.

Solution: If there is a blockage, straighten the hose or replace it with a new one if necessary.

Clogged drain hose

2 The lid does not close tightly

If the washing machine is not draining water, it may be because the lid is not closed tightly. The lid of the washing machine is connected to a hidden switch to ensure it is securely closed.

How to fix: Check the lid to ensure it is closed tightly!

Loose lid

3 Belt (belt) broken or loose

If the washing machine belt is broken or loose, it can prevent the machine from continuing the washing program and draining water. Remove the washer back cover and check the condition of the belt.

How to fix: Replace the belt following the provided instructions.

Broken belt

4 Check the lint filter

Lint, dirt, and paper scraps can accumulate on the washing machine’s lint filter and cause clogs. This can prevent water from passing through when the pump is sucking.

Lint filter

How to fix:

For front load washing machines, the lint filter is usually located inside the drum. Open the front corner cover near the base of the machine to access the filter and clean it if necessary.

5 Check if the drain hose is properly installed

If the washing machine is not draining, turn off the machine and check if the drain pipe is damaged or chewed by rodents.

Ensure that the drain pipe is installed according to standards and is not bent, kinked, or twisted, as this can affect the water discharge process.

Improperly installed drain pipe

The drain pipe should not be installed too high compared to the floor where the washing machine is located, as this can also affect the water discharge process. Adjust the installation position of the drain pipe if necessary, making sure the outlet part is lower than the floor.

If you have tried all of the above solutions and the washing machine still does not drain, please contact a reputable service and repair center for further assistance. You can find detailed addresses of warranty centers for reference.

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