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help with specs and spin info on older washing machine

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i have an older washing machine (maybe 10 years old) in my basement which i installed.
due to the location of the main drain, i had to tap into it high up, right against the floor practically.

it pumps the water out, but for some reason the clothes feel really wet and heavy at the end of the cycle. do you think it's just not pumping it all out because of the height, or do i have another issue going on?

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thanks to all.

it does seem to be a dryer load when i do all my lightweight fleece stuff.
\when i do jeans, my bathrobe, etc... everything is soaking wet.

how would a check valve work?
there is currently no other way to install the washing machine in the basement without pumping it up as high.
the drain pipe runs downhill and leaves the basement toward the bottom near the floor, but it's all solid cast iron with nowhere to connect. someday i will have this redone in ABS and then the issue will be over, i think.

would a newer washing machine fix the problem in the meantime?

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