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Kenmore series 70 will not fill

My kenmore series 70 washing machine will not fill... the water is running straight through the machine to the drain...

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  • RachelLS Feb 24, 2009

    My Kenmore 70 series washer will not fill. I saw somewhere that it is either the lack of an air gap or that the drain pipe is not elevated high enough. There is definitely an air gap and I did straighten out the drain hose and elevate it and it helped temporarily, but is still not completely fixed. I need help!

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Ive only run across this a couple of times in my years of appliance repair. This sounds like you do not have an air gap on the drain hose. Where the hose hangs into the wall drain pipe make sure you do not have that sealed air tight with duct tape around it or something. It needs to have a gap all the way around the hose and just hang freely. If it is sealed off then it creates a siphon effect and sucks the water right out of the washer tub into the drain.. Hope this helps.. Thanks

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