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When the water in the bathtub covers the water level sensors in the bottom of the tub, the motor begins to run continuously until it is drained. How to I fix this?

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The 'low-water' sensor installed in a bathtub is designed to NOT allow the pump to run without water contacting it.
It sounds as if this is operating as it should.
Once the pump comes on you should be able to touch the "logo" or the on/off button to turn the pump on and off.
If the pump is not turning on/off when the tub is full of water you may be experiencing a problem with the control box under the tub skirt.

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Hi gmaynardo,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your question is can the switch work after it is dryed out?

First, it is important to understand that none of the electrical equipment (i.e. pumps, switches, wires etc.) installed on a whirlpool of any type is designed to survive under water for any length of time.
Just because it is working after drying does not mean you are home free. Corrosion, rust and electrolisis are now likely, not to forget the very real chance of electrical fire.
All is not lost. I would recomend replacing al inexpensive components but the pump may be handled a little differently. Since it is the single most expensive part it would be wise to take it to a local small motor repair man for inspection. With a thumbs up from him I would be very happy.
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Check to see if there is an open valve where the water exits the tub. If there is a valve, shut it and your problem should be solved. good luck

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If the lights come on automatically then you are correct in the possiblity of shock though it is very low as there should be safety measures incorporated into the system for that not to happen in the advent of a malfunction........(but you never know). If the lights are turned on by a switch then leave the lights off and there is no rick due to the fact that no electricity will be conducted to the light.

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If you are filling the tub full enough and the pumps are still not working, the level sensor is bad and needs to be replaced. One can be ordered directly from Maax out of Canada

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