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I'M HAVING PROBLEMS WITH MY WASHER THE WATER IS NOT STAYING FULL IT JUST RUNS BUT NEVER FILLS UP.

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This sounds like a siphon condition. Remove the drain hose (the thicker black hose from the back of the machine) out of the wall. Now re-insert it back in only 6". When they go in too far, the drain in your house that prevents odors from coming back out of your drain causes a siphon that pulls the water back out when the washer is filling. Make sure to tie the drain hose down with a tie so it does not pop back out when the washer is draining/ spinning.

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