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Author Topic: Looking at new Whirlpool laundry center ? On drain hose size  (Read 124 times)

Offline cvcman

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Looking at new Whirlpool laundry center ? On drain hose size
« on: October 03, 2019, 04:54:20 PM »

Iím thinking of just replacing my 20 yr old stackable/ laundry center, if I change the shocks and clutch itís still a 20 yr old unit
Now the new one the washer drain hose comes off the bottom my old one is off the top.. no biggie but...
The new one has a coragated plastic hose that looks smaller than the old one...isnít bigger better when it come to the drain hose ??
It goes into my 2Ē Stand pipe

Offline manden

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Re: Looking at new Whirlpool laundry center ? On drain hose size
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2019, 07:45:20 AM »
Is bigger better?
In theory yes but it's size is probably matched to the drain pump they use so you have to trust the machine designers.