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Overflowed on Large load size

I have a GE washer and it overflowed when putting the water in (on large), but continued with the cycles. I re-set the load size, went back and did 2 more loads, one on Medium, the next one on large, and everything was fine, as I closely monitored it. I just moved it in, it is only 2 years old, I had it on it's side when moving, why did it overflow on a large load the first time and then not?

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  • annie8866 Oct 29, 2007

    I forgot to mention, I do one load on medium before this incident occurred.  But maybe the medium, wasn't enough to make it overflow?

  • annie8866 Oct 30, 2007

    I did 2 more loads again last night and everything seems to be ok, I think you are right!!

  • annie8866 Nov 16, 2007

    Last night I caught my washer over filling. When it initially fills it keeps filling up with water, starts spinning when it hits the appropiate level, but keeps filling. I couldn't stop it. Moved the dial so it would start draining, eventually it stopped after 5 minutes. But this only happens say every 12-15 loads or so. How do I fix it, everything else is fine.

  • annie8866 Nov 29, 2007

    My washing machine continully overflows as of now. When initially filling and during rinse 2 loads last night. I was going to first take the back off and check this air tube, if I need to clean it with what? I was also going to do a load tonight and unplug it, if it stops does that mean its not the fill valve?

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2008

    i dont knowwhat to do is it the pump?

  • PhilwilFix Mar 22, 2009

    I have the same problem as Annie, except I've followed your posting advise and checked air filling tube-it's Ok, checked water filling valve and electrical input during cycles-Ok. I did replace the water level control switch because when setting was on low level, the water kept filling till it would have overflowed. Now the water leaks out some kind of moulded overflow tube attached the side of water tub. It goes all the way down past the bottom of tub and has a 90° bend on it with 1/2" hole in the end. This is where the water trickles out when cycling washer on the highest level only. Is this overflow tube suppose to have plug in the end of it? Or is it some kind of breather port for tub?

    Thanks, Phil

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    My Kitchenaid washer overflowed and now there is an awful smell coming from it. wHAT DO i DO TO GET IT OUT?

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I think the water level sensor tube got filled when you had it on it's side, then after the first spin and drain cycle, the tube was again cleared out and ready for real action.

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  • Marty marty Oct 30, 2007

    Great! Can you provide the solved rating now?
    Thank you.

  • Marty marty Oct 30, 2007

    oh...I see you already did that...thanks again...I think my browser has failed to show the rating...

  • Marty marty Nov 16, 2007

    first must determine if the machine is falsely informing the valve to stay open. Do this with a voltmeter watching the valve signal across the valve electric terminals. If it is a false signal, then the machine's timer is a source of trouble. If machine signal is telling valve to close, then replace the valve...it is likely getting clogged with debris and sticking in open position.

  • Marty marty Nov 30, 2007

    Hi annie8866,
    when you said "...
    starts spinning when it hits the appropiate level, but keeps filling..." that says the water level switch is working properly and the valve is stuck open.

    when you said:
    "..eventually it stopped after 5 minutes. But this only happens say every 12-15 loads or so."...that says the valve is not ALWAYS sticking because it is not fully clogged with debris yet.

    when you said:
    "...My washing machine continully overflows as of now. When initially
    filling and during rinse 2 loads last night. I was going to first take
    the back off and check this air tube, if I need to clean it with what?
    I was also going to do a load tonight and unplug it, if it stops does
    that mean its not the fill valve?"...that says the fill valve is getting worse (more debris) and the tube is for the level switch...don't bother unless you witness a false level sense...use a voltmeter across the switch terminals to watch for a signal change...if no change above desired level, then switch MAY be at fault or a pin hole has developed in tube...tube must be air-tight....before anything is done, try my other test "...voltmeter watching the valve signal across the valve electric terminals.".

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