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    Aug 13, 2006, 09:33 AM
    Washing machine draining into sink!
    When I run my waher, the kitchen sink fills up with soapy water! It does not overflow but almost! My washer is obviously not draining correctly! Please help!
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    Aug 13, 2006, 10:04 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by chelle79
    when i run my waher, the kitchen sink fills up with soapy water!! it does not overflow but almost!! my washer is obviously not draining correctly!! please help!!
    You have a partial blockage downstream from the sink. The solution is to snake out the kitchen sink vent from the roof. Put out enough cable to reach the base and about 25 feet more. Afterwards flush out the line by cycling the washer. Good luck, Tom
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    Jan 30, 2013, 05:36 PM
    Why are all of these old questions still here??

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