Why does my washing machine not drain completely?

Why does my washing machine not drain completely?

Your washer may have a clogged drain hose or the pump may be broken. A broken lid switch or belt could also be the culprit. It may even be something as simple as the the hose being jammed. The washer pump forces water from the bottom of the machine into the drain hose.

Can washing machines pump water up?

The washer pump will pump water at a rate of 15 gallons per minute. Compact washers can pump up only 5 feet. The drain pipe should be a minimum of 1″ I.D. (inside diameter) to assure proper draining.

How do you adjust the water level in a washing machine?

Where is the water level switch on a washing machine?

The water level switch is found in different places on different machines—in many cases, it’s inside the control console. You can distinguish the water level switch from other round switches inside the washer cabinet by its rubber tube that runs from the switch down the side of the tub.