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Washer discharges Water during Agitation

We bought this washer new two months ago and ever since installed you can hear a small amount of water leakage through the discharge hose druing agitation. The higher the water level the more the leakage. It seems to be primarily during the wash cycle.

I read the manual and it says the minimum height of a standpipe drain is 39 inches and mine is 33 inches. The standpipe is in a wall unit so I don't have the option of extending the standpipe.

We had a Whirlpool washer for many years in the same location and ***** had this problem. We called the service center the retailer uses and they said that is normal for all the new washers, (hog wash)!

Have any ideas?

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You might consider raising the washer about 6 inches to make this work. it's vital to the operation of the machine..

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