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Water fill does not shut off

In every cycle, the water fills and will not shut off causing potential overflow. We have checked the drain pump to make sure it is clean. We have also checked the air hose to the water level sensor for any cracks or holes and that appears ok. Could the problem be the diverter valve or the water senser? Thanks.

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    Chris Calvert Nov 16, 2013

    Actually can that previous comment. Just found that there will be a leak when the tank is empty. I am starting to wonder if the pressure transducer is calibrated wrong.

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Or maybe there is a hole or leak in the air chamber. After checking that blowing into a pipe attached to the pressure sensor does shut off the water I decided to blow down the other tube going to the air chamber. And I could hear air coming out inside down at the bottom. With an air leak here there is no way the pressure transducer will shut off the water hence the overflow. It may be the air pipe way down the bottom or the chamber and I am off to investigate now.

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Problem caan be the pressure switch. to test it, put on a length of hose, set machine going and use your mouth to pressurize the hose and water should stop. if it doesn't then pressure switch is faulty.
also the pressure switch hose goes to an air chamber and this can be clogged with gunge

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