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Kohler whirlpool will not shut off and sounds like about to blow

My wife was taking a bath and turned on the jets. At first, the tub worked fine and then when she went to turn the tub off the button was stuck and the jets would not shut off.

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Sounds as if you may need a new switch to turn the tub on/off. You can find one on our site www.uspartscenter.com

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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