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Washer overflowing from the tub

Water keeps filling up and running over the tub. never stops running.

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Re: washer overflowing from the tub

There's an air tube connected to the back of the water level switch, If that is kinked/pinched/crimped/disconnected or has a hole in it... the pressure switch will "think" there's no water in the tub and thus continue to fill it. Access your control panel and verify your air tube connection @ the level switch.

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