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Will not fill up with water

The water will run and the washer just will not fill do not see it leaking anywere, just will not stay in the washer and fill up to wash clothes

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Check the exit hose behind your machine must be lying at floor level, this should not be. It must go over a certain height, approx 3 feet before it comes down to your drain. If you look carefully behind your machine you may find a water mark, the tube should go to this level & then down to your drain. Check this out.

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