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This might be a plumbing problem but it only happens when I do a load of washing. When the water drains it goes into a pipe in the wall and then my bath tub fills up and the bath drains .when the water is in the tub it has all the junk from the washer and it can plug up the drain on occasion. The bath tub usually doesn't have any problems its just when doing the laundry and it happens on both the washing and rise. Thanks

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