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Fuses keep blowing out

The fuse on my washer control keeps blowing out? The fuse was blowing out twice a year. Now the fuse is blowing every 2-3 loads. No water goes in the drum - washer just stops.

Why is this?

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IF water is not going in the drum It sounds like the water valve coil has finally failled , It has been blowing fuses ,because the ccoil on the water valve was getting weak . change this water valve and you sohould be ok , but before doing so chaeck to see if you have the proper voltage going to this valve when It is calling to open ,if the power is there and the water is turned on the valve should be letting water in the machine . you can also take a ohm meater and check the valve for proper resistance . . If the machine is up in years I would change this valve . from the chack I mentioned earlier . hope this helps you

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