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How to fix a whirlpool washer not empty water

Open the washer after the final spin cycle and find that it is full of water can be a frustration. Hire a plumber to repair the washing machine flooded expensive, running the service technician only by a query will cost at least $ 150. Save money, time and frustration by solving the problem and fixing it yourself washer.

You will need

  • Wrench
  • Screwdriver
  • Needle-nose pliers


  1. Check the drainage system obstructions and kinks. First, check the drain tube in the back of the washer. Whirlpool models, this hose is easily bent and can block the flow of water. Check the filter for obstructions lint. Finally, check the check valve, located at the exit of the tube.
  2. Run the washer through a cycle with nothing in the drum. One of the symptoms of a stuck engine common Whirlpool is a non-rotating drum and a burning smell. The belt that feeds the pump produces the smell. When the pump is jammed, the tape begins to separate, causing friction and odor. If you have these symptoms and find a damaged or broken belt, always replace the pump with the belt. Otherwise, you can damage a new belt instead of solving the problem.
  3. Check for objects in the drain hoses and pump. To get to the pump and hoses, drain the pump manually and unscrewed the back panel. Disconnect hoses with a wrench and inspect for debris inside. If you cannot find anything in hoses, looking inside the inputs and output of the pump with the springs and eliminates waste.