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Washer doesn't work properly

Hi, I have a problem about my washer, I hope someone may help me out. When I start the washer, it fills the water and washes for about 2 minutes then it starts to fill water again without stopping! Even I after I turn off the power and turn it on again, it won't start a new cycle and keeps filling water. Can I fix this problem ? Thanks

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Re: washer doesn't work properly

Insider tip, when you follwo the directions take has posted. remove the hose from the switch only. then turn the switch to the lowest setting then reconnect the hose. this will allow the unit to reset to proper levels. do not try to adjust the switch or the tub will overflow. if this hasnt resolved the issue. you may need to replace the switch which is what may be the original problem. simple access to the switch. there is a lock tab on side of the switch press it and unscrew the whole switch 1/2 turn(unplug wire harness) it will now pull out (remove thumbturn on outside first of course) then install and reverse the process for install, please mark how it will go back in cause you can reinstall it in the wrong position. also note you will have to unplug the wire harness gl k

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Check the solenoid valves. if machine is off and water still coming.try disconect the machine and blow the air by mouth to the hose while machine off if air gos throw valve is defective and need replacement if no air go throw its ok.

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Check the drain hose and make sure it comes to the top of tub height . You also may have the drain hooked to a sealed drain , If you do the machine will siphon all the water out , thus you will need a siphon kit installed . This is something any handyman could do if you get the kit from a dealer.

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Low water pressure will cause machine to fill even when off as the valve works on incoming pressure

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Re: washer doesn't work properly

Yes you can and is easy, disconect the machine from the ac outlet, open the top to acces to the water level switch, check the thin hose atach to it, if its broken fix the hose or chage for a new one and thats is, if not, change the water level switch and you gat it..good luck

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