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Starts out draining

My washer seems to be shooting the water straight out into the sink at the start of the normal cycle, like it's getting ready to rinse before washing has even started.  It is also much louder than it used to be.  It seems to work ok on the permanent
press settings.  Any ideas on how to get the normal cycle back to normal?  Thanks!

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What you are experiencing is what i have experienced for the past 6 months...do something now before it gets worse.....

I have discovered that there should be a warning with the NEW FRONT LOAD washers, and that is....ALWAYS EMPTY out pockets of clothes. WIth the typical top load machines...its seems that the "stuff" we left in pockets, ended up in the bottom of the disc of the washing machine, and actually became a game with me...how much money could i find after washing my husbands pants!...never able to go much further than that....but with the front load machines....whats left in the pockets, gets "eaten" by the machine , and the rubbery entrance in the front of the machine.....but items never to be seen, until you pay the a repair man to come out and tell you what you shouldn't do!

SO....sounds to me like, your drain hose is getting clogged, what you are experiencing is what i was experiencing for about 1 month before the machine just stopped working altogether! you can take off the front bottom cover (there are prob screws there) and then there should be a hose and sometimes a trap (where, if you are like us,...the repairman found about 5 dolloars worth of coins) that you can empty out...i guess depending on you type of machine....mine was a GE)

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