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Water drains in wash cycle

When I start the wash cycle of my digital top loader washing machine all the water drains out as fast as it pours in, so need help in finding a solution. The spin cycle works but not the wash or rince. I downloaded the manual but the troubleshooting section refers to various sites that cannot help me as I live in the Dominican Republic.

The washing machine in question is a Samsung digital top loader Model No. WA80n3

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  • justin150 Dec 02, 2008

    Literally same deal, anyone been able to remedy the drain plug issue with any simplified solution? Does it require taking the machine apart, easy to find compartment where the drain plug is? Be a hero and help me (look like I know what I'm talking about in front of my girlfriend). Thanks!

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It is probably a solenoid valve for the drain that is stuck open. There could be an object in it or may be defective.

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