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Why do I need to clean the drain filter?

  • How To Install and Operate
  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Washer Dryers, Washing Machines
  • Last Updated 08/05/2015

Why do I need to clean the drain filter?

 

 

Function Function

         ■ If not cleaned regularly, the filter may be clogged with laundry residue and foreign materials.

 

         Clogged drain pump filter results in drainage malfunction.

 

 

how to fix How to fix

 

         ■ Clean the drain filter

            ※ Please take caution as there may be water overflow while cleaning the drain pump filter.

 

         ▶ Cases with less overflow

             1) When you open the lower cover cap on the left side, you will see the drain plug and filter
           (Some models have the cover on the right side).
             2) Unplug the drain plug allowing the water to flow out. Open the filter and remove any foreign material.
             3) Reassemble the drain plug and close the filter back.

 

         ▶ Cases with more overflow

            1) When you open the lower cover cap on the left side, you will see a drain plug and filter
          (Some models have the cover on the right side).
            2) Prepare a bucket and mop before opening.
            3) Unplug the drain plug allowing the water to flow out into the bucket.

                ※ Hold the hose tight while removing  the plug.

 

                drain filter cleaning

 

           4) Once the water is completely drained, put the plug back in as well as the hose.
          Then, open the filter cap by turning counter-clockwise.

           5) Clean the filter in running water and remove any foreign material.
          Reassemble the filter and put it back.

 

               drain filter cleaning

 

 

 

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