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WASHER FILLS UP ABOUT HALFWAY WITH WATER THEN IT DRAINS OUT WHILE WATER IS STILL TRYING TO FILL. GOES THROUGH THE REST OF THE CYCLE LIKE THAT

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One of two things to check should solve your problem.

  1. Check to make sure that SOME part of your washer's drain hose is looped higher than the flat top of the washer.
  2. Check to ensure that the end of the drain hose is not stuck too far into the house drain to create siphoning of the water in the tub.
Both of these can be eliminated as the problem by pulling the washer hose from the drain and aiming it into the tub of the washer by lifting the lid or into a tall trash can higher than the lid of the machine. If the machine works when doing that then ONE of the above problems is your cause.

Good Luck

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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