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Oasis water level problems

The machine was overflowing and I found a rub hole in the pressure sensor tube and have ordered a new one. I used first aid tape to seal up the small hole and I recalibrated the pressure sensor thingy. The washing machine now works fine. Almost.


On all of the cycles which have 'high' water levels, such as Bulky, Sheets/Towels,  about half way through the wash cycle (28 minutes left), the machine begins to add fresh water, then agitates a bit, recirculates some water, then adds fresh water. This continues and the machine would overflow if I didn't stop it.


I plan on installing the new pressure hose next week when it arrives. It's possible that other small holes exist in the hose. If the overfilling continues, does this mean the replacement of the machine/motor control assembly? Other tests or reset computer options?


Many thanks in advance. Thanks to whomever posted on another question the link to the service manual for the Whirlpool version.

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Re: Oasis water level problems

Most likely, your tape is not holding the pressure and the machine starts filling because it thinks the water is low. The new hose should fix the problem. If not it will probably mean a new control.

I would also like to know the location of the rub hole on the hose. What was it rubbing against? Thanks/Mike

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