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Water flowing out of the machine

Water continues to flow from the top of the washer and spills from the bottom of the machine all over my floor

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I woulds assume that the air line responsible for monitoring water level has disconnected form the side of tub. with a screwdriver you can pry the main top up. approx, 3-4 inches in from either side of the front panel( where teh top meets the front panel, youll find a spring type clip that with some pressure will release0 and allow you to flip the ,main top backwards. afet that yo can look down the left rrear side of drum and see the 1/4 plastic tubing( i would assume dangling there) reconnect to the side of drum adn all should be good.

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


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

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The most likely is a defective water level switch.

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Water is not flowing into the machine


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  2. If there are filter screens in the lines, are they clogged?
  3. If set to warm, does any water flow at all?
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  5. If there is some water flow, the valve is likely bad or the supply is clogged.
  6. If the switch is continuous, the problem may be the timer.
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Maytag washer PAV2300 water over flow


I had the same problem and went out to a website for Maytag washers. That website advised that the problem could be mechanical or electrical. In my case, the problem was a clogged tube and it took only ten or fifteen minutes to fix.
0. Unplug the machine.
1. Open up the front of the washer. Along the left hand side is a long transparent tube. The tube connects to a wallet size container on the side and near the bottom of the tub.
2. Inspect the transparent tube. It may be clogged where the tube meets the wallet sided container.
Note: When the tub is full, it creates pressure in that wallet size compartment which sends air up that tube to a pressure switch located within the panel at the top of the washer. The pressure switch flips and tells the machine - stop filling the tub with water. My machine had a visible clog in the bottom of the tube that carries the air from the bottom of the tub up to the pressure switch.
3. Disconnect the tube and clean. I used a pipecleaner to get most of the mold out. To completely clear the tube, remove the top panel and disconnect the tube from the pressure switch in the top panel and blow air down the tube.
4. Reconnect, test - and you should be good to go. If not, your pressure switch may be dead.

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