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I have a Kenmore washing machine, model number: 110.91566200 and stock number: 15662. It will not stop filling the tub and begin to agitate. My guess is it's the sensor/switch that tells it when it has reached the correct water level. Can you shed some light on the most probable repair needed? Thank you.

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This is a fairly easy fix. No parts needed. The problem is with the air tight tube that goes from the bottom of the tub to the water level switch. Trash and sediment gets in the hose and won't allow the pressure to build in the tube and shut down the selected water level. Solution: remove the air tight rubber tube from the switch. Blow out the trash and sediment from the tube. Secure the tube back on the switch and pump the water out of the machine. Retry.
Note to gain access to the switch you must remove the screws holding down the console and flip it up.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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