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Maytag A512 Leaks out airgap when draining/spinning out

My A512 Washing machine leaks water back up the injector tube and the water comes out of the airgap vent when it is spinning out/draining.

I have checked all drain lines and the pump for restrictions/blockages

The injector tube "picks up" the water as the spin cycle starts and about 4 oz of water hit the floor.

Should there be some kind of "deflector on my inlet tube??

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    when the machine fills up water leaks out the back, and also when the spin cycle is on, whats the problem?

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Check pump. I would say it is the most likely cause for the water leak, especially if itdoes it while filling and on spin as the pump holds some residual water in it . That is normal.

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