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Flooding I came home from shopping one day and went to switch loads but the load in the washer still had some water in the bottom. I figured it just needed another spin and drain because it was bedding. A couple days later I woke up to find a flood and the washer was over filling with water. It had not been run since I washed bedding, but somehow had filled itself with water. There was an attention display saying to disconnect all water, a problem had been detected. Then it drained. What could have caused this. We are trying to turn the water back on to see what is going on or if we get another message.

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Re: Flooding

Check the water inlet valve (An electromagnet valve, located at the pipe's entrance to the machine. Any obstruction in the valve may mean that it's no longer able to shut off completely when the electricity has been turned off to it. You can easily open the valve and clean it (from scale or other dirt). Be aware you should disconnect the power cable from machine before doing it !!! Good luck!

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Water keep filling til machine overflow and need to turn of water inlet valve

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While a simple repair can be done by yourself for a failed inlet valve, usually for $25-$50 in parts/shipping (go to or to look up a replacement fill-valve using your washing machine model number), the water damage potentially caused by the flooding is more important to address.

I recommend contacting your insurance company if there's a bunch of water that flooded your home - the water can cause delayed warping of flooring or cause mold to grow in/beneath your carpets and walls if the water was not immediately noticed and cleaned up (within first few minutes of flooding) - they send out water remediation specialists to dry (if possible), or to repair the damage to your home.

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The washing maching overflowed. We were just washing a medium load of white clothes. Lucking we were home and cuaght the problem quickly and switch the machine to drain and spin and it went down quickly. I...

Hi, read about your problem. Be sure that clothes are put in washer before the fill. Some people have gone the other way around, and it messes up the water fill switch. Its just a thot . Its a possibility that the water pressure switch is going bad. Before that, empty the tub of all water. Let it sit overnite. Next day, lift lid see if there is any water in bottom. If there is, water valve is leaking. It too would probably need replacing. Until you know which of these or both, is causing the problem, I would not let it run while you are gone. Part numbers;
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Hi could anyone help me please..My Hotpoint WMA52 keeps flooding

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The washing machine will overflow, flooding water onto the floor. Flooding has happened 8 times, and it attempted to do it about another 5 times (I stand there and watch it and turn off the water supplies...

ive included a solution to a similar problem that i solved earlier this week, i hope you find this helpfull...

I am assuming this is a top load washing machine.... the load size selector button has a hose attached to the back of it. This hose goes down to an overflow box mounted to the side of the tub. This tube often gets clogged and the machine cannot tell where the water level is. 1) dissconnect the tube from the level selector switch and ( w/it unplugged ) attach another tube to it and blow into it. you should hear a clicking sound. this means your level selector switch is functioning properly. if it does not click then it needs to be replaced. 2) dissconnect the tube from the level selector switch and ( w/it unplugged ) blow into the tube and you should hear air going into the tub, ( this is best performed with water in the tub ( bubbles ) )....hope this helps
Asker's Testimonial " Thanks rdrsp. When I took the control panel off, I found that the tube had fallen off the control valve. I put it back on with a band clamp. " - bill_marv460 "

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