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Washer fills with washer

Hi my washer fills with water, but thats it, i can move the inside both ways quite easily, so i know its not the pulley, or belt, and the motor is good, i'm thinking its just the reset button, which i cant seem to find on this partiular washer machine....single mom of six, cant go more then a hour without a working washer machine..the inside sais stylemaster 90765....thanks

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Hey there,

The problem is either electronic (NOT GOOD) or the sensors that wheigh the drum...

either way you are more than likely going to have to either get someone to service at and check what is faulty and replace it.

I do apologise if im presuming a single mopther of 6 will not be stripping a washmachine, locating the central circuitry and weight sensors, testing them, determing if they are faulty, then sourcing a suppliers, purchasing the parts then reinstalling them and then finally reassembling the washing machine...

if you can do the above then i take my hat off to you...

good luck !

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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