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Flooding everywhere when you put a load in, no matter what size, the water will fill all the way up, and not go into spin right either. as a result of this, we get water all over the place.it's almost like it's not being told to shut off. what can i do?

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You are right. Sounds like the washer is not being told to shut off. If the washer will stop filling when the power is shut off to it: Open the front panel by using a putty knife to push in on the clips about two inches in from each side at the seam of the front panel and the washer top. Tilt washer front panel forward and lift off bottom pegs. Pull the tube off the outer tub at the left side, cut off and inch and a half, poke a thin wire into the hole on the tub end and remove, then put the tube back on. (do this with the tub empty) You can only do this one or two times before the tube starts to get too short, so from now on, every two or three months, fill the machine to the lowest water level with hot water and several cups of bleach and run a cycle, including rinses, to help prevent the goop from reforming in the tube area again.
If machine still fills when power is off, replace water valve.

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