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Old 10-17-2012, 10:25 PM   #1
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I put my washer in storage last year and a guy put antifreeze in it. When i hooked it up it filled up with water but it was running right through the drain hose.

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Old 10-18-2012, 08:08 AM   #2
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I'm not sure of the question but anti-freeze is a big no no in waste lines.

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Old 10-18-2012, 08:16 AM   #3
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Mallard....just run a couple of cycles through it to make sure it runs correctly.....you might have just seen a short cycle....

Last I heard, anti-freeze was not an issue for waste water...unless you're on a septic system.
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I tried to do a load of clothes. The washer tub filled with water but didn't do anything after that except water continuously ran out of the drain hose. It never agitated.
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How old is the washer?
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Stuck draining valve.
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Id say about ten years. Where ia the drain valve? Ive work on whirlpool but not amana.
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Follow the drain hose. Same place on all machines, underneath.
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This is what a drain pump looks like on an amana http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDeta...p/3363394/3296 Cheap plastic, and they wear out. I just had to replace a handle on our Maytag dishwasher, which the handle was nothing but plastic. Fell apart after six years of use.
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how high is your drain line? If your drain hose is not elevated to at least 34" the water in the tub will just continue to siphon out the drain hose. Is you hose just lying on the ground or is it going into a stand pipe? Easy fix
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It was lying on the ground. Lol i feel like an idiot i forgot about that. Can i tie the drain line intp sewer pipe 6-7 feet and up from washer?
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Yes, there should be no problem.
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Ok, what's the best way to tie in? Its a 3" copper pipe.

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