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Washing machine the hose that goes from the washing machine into the pipe that runs the water away outside i can see the water coming back up the pipe that the hose goes down how can i unblock this?

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There is a tool that hooks to you garden hose that goes in your pipe and expands then blows water down the drain to blow out stoppage it work great you can get it at your local hardware store

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