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Washer fills and drains at the sametime

When you start the short cycle. The machine starts to fill with water and the drain pump also turns on and starts to drain. Machine will eventually stop draining and start the wash cycle. The rinse light will be on during this process. The machine will run it's cycle then it will drain, then fill and start draining again with in 2 mins. The timer has been replaced. The hose going from the pump to the pressure switch has been checked.

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SOURCE: Rinse water fills the washing machine when the spin cycle starts

Check your outlet filter, most likely it is blocked, preventing the water from draining out. Chk your pump too. Before this disconnect from the wall socket; and also check the pipe coming from the tub to the filter. Siphon out the excess water from inside the machine before you open the pipes.

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