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Some water comes out of the top of the standpipe when in drain or rinse part of cycle. I have checked U trap is clear. Most of the waste water does go out to the drain.

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This could be caused by a partially clogged external pipe. The one in the wall. Also make sure the drain pipe is securely in the drain. The pump is fairly powerful and cna cause the pipe to surge jump causing water to escape the drain

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