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As earlier described, regardless of the load size selected, the bucket continues to fill up with water to the point where it overflows into the machine frame and subsequently onto the floor. The main suspect was therefore the load selector switch, so I unplugged the machine, removed the screws holding the control panel in place, and checked behind the load selector switch to see if any wires had come loose. I noticed that all the wires were in place but a plastic tube had become dislodged from a nipple attached to the switch. Assuming this to be some sort of a vacuum tube that was used to shut off the water when it reached the appropriate level, I re-attached it and tried the machine again. Eureka, it worked.

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