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Kenmore HE2 #1104751. Overflows as it is just beginning to fill with water

The machine leaks water from the dispenser unit as it is trying to fill the machine with water. it is like it is plugged up, but if a small bit of water is left it will drain into the machine, I have turned the water pressure down, but it still overflows. HELP

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  • graphicbreak Dec 21, 2008

    I have the same problem with our 1yr 4 month old washer. The only help from Sears was to send a tech out for $65, then pay for parts and labor. I will never buy anything from Sears again.

  • pajamas123 Feb 28, 2009

    overflows as it is just beginning to fill with water at dispenser. then it slowly drains.

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Ck inlet just inside door upper left could be blockage in line from dispenser into tub especially if you have been using dry detergent remove detergent drawer and ck for blockage from that end too

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It was a bottle cap blocking the hose under dispenser loosen one Allen screw on left side of control panel take three screws out of bottom panel then four screws out of main front panel leave door in tack it's heavy have someone hold it for you kee

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  • ckl1939 May 02, 2012

    Kkeekeep door in tack it's hard to put main gasket back on if you don't hold it fairly close why you disconnect hose with pliers

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