If your washer’s cycle is finished, but you found your clothes in standing water, this means that the drain pump is the breakdown.
It is necessary to change it to a new one. This can be easily done on your own, without calling to repair service.
Repairing the washer by yourself will help to save money if the warranty period has expired. Here are the proper instructions.
Switch off the washer and unplug the water and electricity supply. At the bottom or on the back of your washer, you will find the access panel that should be removed.
Usually, it is held by screws, so unscrew them and remove the panel. You will see the drain pump. Two drain lines are connected to it.
First, you need to make sure that there is no water in the pump. Open it to pour out the water. It is better to have a towel or some soft fabric near to wipe up this water. This will help to keep the process clean. After the water from the pump is poured out, the pump is ready for removal.
Remember that basic construction of Bosch, LG, Samsung washing machine drain pumps is equal; they have two drain lines that should be disconnected from the pump. Then just unscrew all screws that hold the pump front to see the inner wiring.
Disconnect the wiring, remembering how it is arranged. It will be necessary to install a new pump properly. After all the wires are disconnected, you will need to unscrew the pump from the washer and remove it.
The process of installing a new drain pump into the washing machines should be performed vice-versa to the process of removing the old one. There is nothing complicated in it. All you need is a suitable screwdriver and a few minutes of free time.
After installing a new drain pump, don’t forget to connect the washer to water and energy supply to make it workable and test whether a new pump works properly.