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Maytag performa not recognizing when to stop filling with water

I replaced the water level switch on the clothes washer. It still doesn't work. It leaks out the back left when it is filling with water. Please help

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  • dougwilliams Jan 21, 2009

    how do i get to the bottom of the hose? Do i have to lift the top off

  • dougwilliams Jan 21, 2009

    Thanks for your help. I should have asked you before I went and bought a new water level switch.

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Be sure the rubber hose runnig from the water level switch to the tub is conected on both ends if not conected to the tub the water will come out the hole the hose is supposed to be conected to and it want stop filling.

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  • Shawn Smith Jan 21, 2009

    yes pot the top up with a putty knife the is a clip one the front corners look in the back corners and see if the hose is just hanging there if so put it back on the tub and you should be ok

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