Do all front load washers have a drain trap?
Many front load washers have a drain trap that catches items like socks or coins before they reach the main drain. This helps limit complex clogs. However, if the drain trap itself is getting pretty full, it can cause drain issues in the washer too. Not every washer has a drain trap.
Where is the drain trap on a front load washer?
Why do you need a drain pan for a washing machine?
A drain pan is a device which easily slides under your wash machine to provide some measure of protection against a leak which might develop, or against accidental spills.