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The water is going out the drain and cannot fill up the tub.

The water runs and runs and never fills the tub. It is continually draining and so it never goes into the wash or rinse cycle.

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Check out the height of your drain. If the drain is too low, the water will drain right out of the tub. Check out the attached photo. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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The drain solenoid valve may be jammed or have something stuck in it. Repair or replace it.

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