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If it's still filling when machine is switched off then water valve needs replacing.if it only overfills when machine is running the pressure pot could be blocked or the hose to the pressure switch could be split or the pressure switch might need replacing

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http://www.on-timeappliance.com/washingmachinerepair.html

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