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Washer won't stop filling with water.

At the desired water level, it continued to overfill out onto the floor.Is there a switch that could have gone bad?

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There is a pressure switch with a tube to the water drain. The switch may be faulty or needs adjustment. The tube may be blocked or disconnected.

Posted on May 12, 2009

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