washed a beat up rug and the rubber backing shredded and plugged outlet elbow. would not empty tub. turned on side and felt rubber elbow. it was hard. took it off and full of crud. cleaned it out. seemed to pump out fine but tub would not spin dry at full speed. think unit is 10yrs old. ecosmart. not sure of model. went thru a bunch of different cycles. regular, perm press, gentle. does wash cycle fine. will empty wash water. gets to final high rpm rinse and spins up 1/2 speed and shuts off. all 4 suspension cords are tight. drum seems evenly balanced during wash. try unplugging for awhile?