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My washer will not fill, it just drains stright out so the watter will ran for three hours. I just did a load the night befor and everything was fine. I did not move or disturb the washer in any way between the last load and now. What is wrong?!

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Re: My washer will not fill, it just drains stright out...

Candy, check the drain hose, make sure it has a air gap and that it is not down too far in the drain. Sounds like a siphoning problem....Catriver post back.

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