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Runs without water

Bought a used machine. First load worked perfectly. 2nd filled only halfway but ran perfectly otherwise. 3rd didnt fill with water at all but ran a cycle as if it had. I replaced the water inlet valve thinking it was faulty but it still runs without water. Maybe the timer's bad?

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Water level is sensed by pressure against a diaphragm switch. This switch is always mounted above water level, and is connected to the bottom of the outer bowl by a plastic tube, usually 3mm ID. Either the tube has become blocked or the connection point. Also the diaphragm switch could be faulty.

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