Just had a new washing machine delivered. Problem is, when the machine
drains, the outlet pipe "blows-back" and I get a wet floor. I pushed the
flexible drain pipe all the way down and have a U-shaped holder, but it
Can anyone suggest a fix?
1 Check the waste pipe isn't blocked - even partially. Maybe pour water
into it from a bucket to see how fast it will flow away.
2 Check the washing m/c handbook for req'd height of waste & u-bend.
Sounds like the height for your former m/c may have been different...?
3 Make sure you aren't pushing the drain pipe too far into the waste
pipe. I would expect drain-pipe to have a U-clamp thingy to prevent this
Was there a previous washing machine pumping out to the outlet drain and not
blowing back? If not, and this is the first time this has happened, then it
sounds like the drain is blocked somewhere along its route. Is the distance
of the U-shaped holder from the floor as recommended in the installation
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