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GE Washer overfilled, now won't spin

My GE Washer recently overfilled while filling with water to begin a new load and wouldn't stop until I pressed the start/stop button.  To get the water to drain, I placed it on spin and it drained the water, but never spun.  Now, the machine will not spin at all, and no matter what cycle you set it on, it will just start agitating without refilling, but still, it will not spin.  It's acting like it thinks that it is already full of water.  Any suggestions on what caused the original overfill or what may be causing everything else???????  Please Help!

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Fuyck you it dont work

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Re: GE Washer overfilled, now won't spin

Could possibly be that the water level switch in the console has gone bad.  Sometimes the small hose that connects the basket and the switch can come off, causing the overfill.  Sounds like maybe the water switch has gone bad though if I were to guess at it.  If it goes bad, it will send the timer a signal that its full, when its not.  Could also be a bad timer, but that only happens on rare occasions, but it does happen.  Let me know how it goes or if you need break down instructions, etc.  Jim

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Grab the tube off the water level switch that comes from the bottom of the tub and blow it out so that the sand in the bottom won't be blocking the operation,pump out the water, secure the tube tightly to the pressure switch and retry.aff8f03.jpg

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