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Maytag pav51584ww my washing machine fills but won't stop filling i changed the fill level switch but that did not work any sugestions would be helpfull thanks

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Check the tube leading away from the fill level switch for splits .take tube offr and check for blockage. this tube goes to the air chamber which may also be clogged. if so clean it thoroughly

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