How high can a Whirlpool washer pump water?
Top of standpipe must be at least 39″ (990 mm) high; install no higher than 96″ (2.44 m) from bottom of washer. If you must install higher than 96″ (2.44 m), you will need a sump pump system.
Can a washing machine drain be too high?
Most washing machines require a standpipe with a height of at least 36 inches. Check your manual to find out the requirements for your particular unit, and ensure your standpipe meets this minimum requirement. Placing your standpipe too low or too high can cause backflow and overflow.
Can a washing machine pump uphill?
Do not pump uphill. If your landscape is slightly higher than the washing machine, place a platform under your machine. If your landscape is uphill from the house, you will need to incorporate another pump into the system.