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Draining prob. can i straight drain my (model#) GLTF2940EE from washer to outside without any bends in pipe?

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By code.probably not.. but if you aren't concerned about draining waste water outside.. it will work.. the idea of at least one bend is to keep water in the line as a trap to keep sewer gas from getting back into your house.. Also.. if you run the line without an air trap up high.. the water that remains inside the dishwasher will evaporate out and that's no t good for seals inside it.. I personally wouldn't do it but it is your call... Good luck

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