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When you turn it on it fills and drains at the same time on the fill cycle. The water level never rises.

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<span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainColumn_CenterColumn_ThreadSolutions1_Repeater1_ctl00_lblSolution">You may have a condition known as "siphoning". This is usually caused by the drain hose not being high enough off the floor, or not having a proper air gap at the standpipe in order to drain properly. This creates a suction and the washer will constantly drain (siphon) as it tries to fill. The following link explains:<br /><br /><a rel='nofollow' href="http://www.fixya.com/support/r3575830-how_to_prevent_washer_siphoning" target="_blank">http://www.fixya.com/support/r3575830-how_to_prevent_washer_siphoning</a><br /><br />In the majority of the cases, this problem is attributed to improper installation, rather than an actual problem with the washer. If you have any questions, please post back with your MODEL NUMBER and let me know. I hope this helps you. </span>

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

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