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Water pours from drain hose overflow in front of washer

LG WM0001HTMA Steam Washer: When we turn on the washer, at the start of a cycle (or at any point in the cycle where water goes into the washer) the water immediately comes straight out the drain hose in the compartment at the front of the washer. It's like the water passes right through the washer and out the front and onto the floor. As far as I can tell the primary drain hose out the back of the washer is not clogged. I can pull it from the wall and blow into it and it forces more water out the front drain overflow hose. The washer has been working fine for a year and this problem just occured. The washer is obviously completely unusable in it's current condition.

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That drain hose in front has a stopper, to prevent discharge. Either it is not there or not tight or something. You can always clog it shut with a round wood bit inserted or something........I don't think it is too difficult.

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