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Starts to fill and then stops, and the cycle continues on.

My washing machine starts to fill with water but for only 30 seconds and then abruptly stops. The machine does continues through a full cycle. But without water!!! My only problem is that the washer never fills completely with water!! I know that it is getting water since it does start to fill, but never for more than 30 sec. Your help is appreciated!!!

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Machine only half fills and then won't start

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Shuts off water after about 30 seconds

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Will fill till it gets about 2 inches from top.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    water fill intermitent

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Jmars, under the consol there is two pressure switches. One controls the fill and the other is back-up incase the other fails. It sounds like your water pressure switch is tripping too soon. Try putting the washer into a self test mode by pressing in this order soak--soil level---soak--soil level. The machine should enter a test mode. Let it run it's test and see if you come up with any error codes. The pressure switch is the one on the left under the consol. It will be marked OPR, the part number is 8054766. The consol will lift up by using a putty knife under each end, pushin on the clips and lifting up. The back panel of the consol is removable. Catriver..post back

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  • billyg462 Jan 11, 2011

    i'm having the same problem. ran the test and no error codes. whats next

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