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We have a front loader MAH4000AWW and it sounds like the discharge pump is going bad. It is making a gravel sound when it is pumping the water out.

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Take the plug/power lead for the machine OUT so machine no power then.

safety first.

you need to clean the filter and also may need to take the pump to clear it

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