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General Electric model wwa8350g washer continues to fill passes selected water level.

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: washer overflows on any water level selection

check the pressure tube from the tub to the water level switch for a hole or crack in the tube, if none found replace the water level switch

Posted on May 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Water pours out the bottom of machine during cycle

Don't get rid of that machine. Those can last 30 years easily, and the stuff you get today cannot compare. You got a bad seal going from the basket to the outside tub. If left go, the motor eventually will short out. You will need to remove the adgitator first, by pulling up hard on it. Then grease the spline before you put it back. A 13mm metric socket (12 point) to take out the bolts holding down the basket. That rubber boot you will see in there is about 12" inches across at the bottom, and about 8" at the top, and looks like that funny hat Goober used to wear on Andy Griffith. The bottom band goes to the tub bottom, and the top goes up against the transmission. The clamps are reuseable, and the boot should be less than $30.00.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: washer will not fill when you select cold water

Q - My washer will not fill with cold water
A - More often than not, this is a bad fill valve. Please see the filling section.
There's no cold water Some washing machines allow cold water to enter only during certain cycles. Others intermittently allow hot and cold to enter, to temper the temperature of the water. Consult your owner's manual if you are unsure about whether the machine is acting abnormally.

If you're sure the machine is not working the way it used to--or should--check the following.

  • Is the cold water turned on? If not, turn it on.


  • Is the washer getting hot water but no cold water? If so, check to see if the control panel settings are correct.


  • Is there cold water coming through the proper hose? If not, check to see if the screen inside the water-inlet valve is clean. (The water-inlet valve is the device on the washing machine that the fill hoses are attached to.) If it's clean, you probably have a defective water-inlet valve. If so, you need to replace the valve.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Washer does not spin or drain. It fills with water

This sounds like a faulty lid switch. The washer will do nothing if the lid is open. It is to prevent someone from reaching into the washer while it is washing and spinning. If it is a mechanical switch, you should heara "click" when the lid is opened and closed (almost closed is where it will click). There is a "stub" sticking out on the lid which will operate the switch. Make sure it is not broken off or otherwise too short to push on the switch. If it is a magnetic switch, you'll need to disassemble the unit to get access to it. We will need your make and model to be sure though.

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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SOURCE: general electric top load washer model #wpre6100g1wt loud noise

Your problem could be one of 2 things either the base is pushed up in the center or the front apron is bent. The apron is the piece of metal that runs across under the top cover. To remove the front cover to see either use a putty knife to release the catch between the top and the front cover and pull front outward one side at a time.

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

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A defect in the water-inlet valve may mean that it's no longer able to shut off completely when the electricity has been turned off to it. If this occurs, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub. In time, the water may accumulate substantially. If this happens, you need to replace the valve.
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The soleniod valve is bad.... here is a tip that will help...the problem you have is with the same part but the opposite problem...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3880845-washing_machine_problems_no_water

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If the water keeps filling without cutting off, you either have a faulty inlet solenoide or your pressure hose and or pressure switch needs checking.

To isolate the acutal problem, start the machine on a new cycle. Change the water level to minimum or low before you start. Let the machine fill up. Keep checking the water intake as it fill up. Once the water level goes over the half way mark in your tank, if the machine starts its wash action then your pressure hose and switch are o.k. as they have signalled to the timer that the water level selected, has been reached.

However if the machine keeps filling up even though the wash action has started, then you have a faulty inlet solenoide/valve. Turn off water at the tap and get the valve replaced.

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Check the solenoids at the water inlet valve for continuity using a multimeter or ohmmeter. A lack of continuity indicates a faulty solenoid.
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