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Dirty water runs back into washer, moving drum, you hear it.

Discharge hose runs approx. 6 ft from bottom to top where in enters septic system. I don't think I should hear the water swishing when I move the drum after the wash cycle. What can I do to prevent water in hose from running back into washer?

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What kind of washer. Most washers will have a balance ring in them. This balance ring has liquid sealed inside it. So you will hear water swishing when you move it.Totally normal. If water is indeed running back into the tub, you need to pull your discharge out of the wall. It should only go in about 2 ft max. Any deeper and you can get syphoning. Dave www.washermd.com

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