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Natutilus..does not drain all the way, should drain hose be higher than the drain

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Yes you need what is called a high loop or air gap. Here is a link that should help

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* Has the drain hose been put flat on the floor?
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I will give you some of the check list.If you check this properly means you are problem will be solved.
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