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Too much water entering drum.

On any wash, drum fills with too much water. i can hear the solenoid constantly switching on and off. Subsequently all water will not drain as timed at only 2 minutes. Have to drain 6 times.,

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I am not sure what the problem is... one passibillity :It can be something blocking the pressostat (pressostat ... is the thing regulating the water... when the water is rising... ear pressure will increase in a small pipe leading up to the pressostat.) What can it be?...

Lime:
if you have lime in your water it can block the intrance to the pressostat after som years. test if this is the problem..

if this is the problem . you chould also clean you machine with acid. Do a wash with asid on 95 degrees (ask for this in a washingmachine shop).. ..

Dirt: take out the small thin pipe(of gum) and clean it.. (the dirt blockin is always nearby drum)


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