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My washer won't fill up!

Here are the most common reasons:

If your washing machine tends to fill and drain at the same time, it could mean your drain hose is too low. This causes siphoning, a natural process which is gravity-related. The rule of thumb here is to always have the drain hose in a standpipe which is taller than your highest water level. A safe level would be 38" from the floor. Do not push the end of the drain hose very far into the standpipe or siphoning will result!


Never seal off a washer drain because your drain is sluggish. Have it cleaned professionally. Sealing off a washer hose will cause pump failure in a short time, not to mention wear and tear on the clutch and basket drive parts.  

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