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Basin will not retain water. Continues to run thru.

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  • deancarstens Aug 21, 2008

    Master tech...Line is elevated. Had this problem before and realized line has not above water level. Elevated and it worked. this time the line is elevated but water still running thru.

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    check the drain hose make sure it is up above the water level

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Post the model number so i can look into it and see where elese the problem might lie

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