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Another flood. GE washer

Ok I had a flood a few weeks ago, posted it here, and the solution was because i had the washer on its side the water level tube was filled and caused it too overflow, Now it has done it again.
1. Moved washer again, had to tile my floor. Was upright for the most part.
2. when I tried to move it back in, I tipped it about 30 degrees and noticed water was coming out of the drain hose at the washer.
3. Did a load, everything fine.
4. Did a big load of towels, then ,my floor was flooded. I did notice 3 things, the washer started spinning as water was still going into the drum, didn't know if this was normal? No water coming from drain hose, I checked this a few times, when load was complete I noticed when I move the drum, it seems like there is water in there? It this normal?
Please help, I am ready to buy a new washer, even though this one is only 3 years old. I am getting very frustrated. Thanks

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Re: Another flood. GE washer

The water sound is normal. There is a solution in the top of inner tub for balance. Is it in not stopping the fill cycle? If so check to make sure small hose is still attached to outer tu at bottom left front. This dome that it connects to can become filled with scum and causes the unit to not know that it's full. This causes flooding. You can try removing hose and cleaning out with thin wire. Sometime only fix is to replace outer tub. Again, this is only if overflowing!!
Another possibility is a bad break allowing outer tub to spin in agitation. This throws water up over sides of tub. Monitor unit when agitating to see if outer tub picks up speed and starts to spin. It is normal for it to index.

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