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Recently got a bush a126q washing machine. It now only fills partly with water then does nothing and then ends the cycle. What is wrong?

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If this is a top load washer then I would start with the
door safety switch. Check with an ohm meter. Open
would be infinite ohms. Closed would be a short.
Next would be the water level pressure switch. I usually
take the hose off of it and put another hose on. Then I
blow into the hose and listen for a click. You can also
use an ohm meter to see if you're making contact.
Next would be a costly circuit board.

Posted on Oct 17, 2013

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You may need to Clean out the pump catch to do this you need to remove the drain pump access cover, insert a pointed object (or tool) into the hole, Bottom right front of the unit push in to release the latch and rotate the cover clockwise.
you will need to clean this out use a shop vac to remove the water in the unit or have plenty towels handy
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The fact that it does not fill completely can be related to a problem with the water-level switch, that regulates the water level.

See from Repairclinic:
"This switch is usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. If the switch is defective, it may prematurely signal the water to shut off. If so, you probably need to replace the water-level switch."

However, when it is only the switch the mashine usually completes the cycle, but with less water than normal.

A possibilty is that either the timer is faulty or there is a problem with the water supply.

Check that water is coming from water supply with regular pressure, and that hoses back there are not obstructed.

More likely you will have to replace the timer.

See again from Repairclinic:
"When the cycle doesn't advance, it's probably the timer or a cold-water supply problem:

  • It's the timer, if your washing machine fills with water and begins agitating, but the timer never advances--or if the washer is in a spin cycle and the timer won't advance. Then you need to replace the timer.


  • It may be a cold-water supply problem, if the washing machine fills with water, agitates, drains, and spins, but then doesn't fill with rinse water. See There's no cold water."

  • You can find parts at the following websites, you need to input your model number. If the part is not listed contact them.

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    Many thanks.

    Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    SOURCE: my hotpoint washing machine doesn't stop filling up with water

    remove front cover by sliding putty knife along top edge and pressing down on clips pull front off ck small hose attached to tub on left side look for a dark build up in tube pull off and clean..blockage will cause water level switch not to sense full tub of water..if tub just never fill ck drain hose for correct height from floor and loose fit in standpipe

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    SOURCE: Washing machine tripping RCD

    electrical short in m/c.could be heating element. regards

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    SOURCE: water will not shut off in washing machine

    Check to load size selector switch, sounds like tube came off of it. The tube goes from switch to bottom of tube, tells machine what size load and when to turn off water.

    Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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