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Water drains out of machine sometimes before it does the cleaning cycle

Sometimes the water runs and runs and runs - as it is draining out of washing machine. Why does this happen and how can I stop this from happening?

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Hi thanks for the question make sure the drain hose is 36 inches above the floor . that could be the problem check that thanks the appliance doc

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Your washing machine is fully automatic?
the washing cycle is normal?
if yes do the same maybe it will help you.
for the fully automatic washing machine mostly have drain pump, please check the filter of your drain pump, how? remove the cup of your drain pump like a ordinary cup, screw it clock wise or counter clock wise.
Remove drain pump filter and clean it, some hair pins, cotton buds or coins or any small item that coz of clog up.
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