washing maching drain hose is backing up when the machine empties.

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Old 10-14-13, 01:03 PM
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I have been having problems with the washing machine hose overflowing when it empties. The pvc that is connected to the wall is not clogged but I think something is making it back up. My floor is soaked whenever it empties. It is coming out of the top of the pipe. Any suggestions?
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Old 10-14-13, 01:38 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Hate to say it, but the stand pipe is clogged. There is a ptrap in the stand pipe that may be partially occluded with gunk. If you were to remove the washer pipe and use a snake, you may be able to clear the clog. Whenever the washer empties, there is just so much water that can go into the stand pipe and the rest goes on your floor.
 
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