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Water Level and Water continues to drip after cycle has ended.

The water continues to fill the tub after it has already filled to the ''Super'' water level; it finally stopped when it reached the rim. I'm afraid it will happen again, so I will not use the ''Super'' water level anymore. I will not go pass the ''Large'' water level.

And on occassion the water continues to drip into the tub after the cycle has finished, on ''OFF''.

This is a Maytag-Atlantis MAV6200AWW Washer

I don't know if it two different problems.

Please help.

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  • nstrappel May 18, 2009

    Thank you Bill, very helpful.



    Questions: Will it be hard for me to replace these parts on the machine myself? And/or will the parts have instructions?

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The water dripping into the tub is caused by the fill valve solenoid not closing completely. The fix is to replace the fill valve. The overfilling of the washer is caused by the pressure switch. Over time the diaphram within the pressure switch becomes fatiqued & fails. The fix for this is to replace it as well... Hope this helps... Bill

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