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Occationaly washings machine doesn't drain completely

I have a maytag neptune front load stacker unit. it has worked great for 5 years. however, occationally, when i open the washer to take the clothes out, i notice that there is still several inches of water still in the machine (6 inches or so) then i have to run the spin cycle again, and everything is ok... why does it do this?

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It is a drain problem.Here is a link for more info related to this problem.
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/washer/diagwasher.php

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