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Periodically water will continue to flow in the washer and spills out over my floors

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You need to check the water level switch, that is the most common cause for this kind of overfilling problems.

If the water level switch is working, then you need to test the inlet valve, that can be stuck on open.

If also the inlet valve is fine, then you will need a new control board.

The most likely is a defective water level switch.

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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