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Water fill problem

Water will not shut off when filling, overflows onto the floor. The other wash cycles work properly. I think it may be what is called a pressure switch. If it is this switch, can you tell me where it's located? On the top control panel? Washer is just over a year old and no longer covered. Thank You, Larry

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Re: Water fill problem - GE WDSR2080D Top Load Washer Washing Machines

Did you try replacing the water valve?

Posted on Jun 22, 2007

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Re: Water fill problem

The pressure switch is close next to the timer switch. There is a thin tube going to the bottom into the outlet pump. Check to see if this tube is free from any blockage, by disconnecting from top and blowing into it. The tube shd be free, and your water will cease to overflow. Refix tube carefully.

Posted on Jun 11, 2007

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