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The water runs in the tub while it is filling but

The water comes into the tub but it flows start out. the tub doesn't fill up! I am in Zambia for another week - would like to see if I can fix it before I return to the states

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Try lifting the drain outlet hose higher, as it sounds like it is syphoning due to the hose being too low.
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Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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