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Can I adjust the water fill valve on my G.E. washer?

Water won't fill up enough to wash clothes. Fills to different levels when set on "super".

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You have a blockage between water valve to machine , hoses, or the valve that the hoses are attached to on back of machine. if you have hard water that valves small filter could be clogged up with small mineral deposits. You can remove this valve after removing top of machine, and clean it or you can replace the valve. GOOD LUCK FRIEND.

Posted on Nov 16, 2014

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SOURCE: Washer fills and drains repeatedly

Have a look at the routing of your drain hose. It sounds a bit as if: a. The highest point of the hose isn't high enough (you normally want to aim for about 3 feet off the ground) - so that water starts draining from the machine before it is finished filling. and b. There isn't an effective air break or anti-siphon valve where the drain hose goes into the domestic drainage system - so that once the machine starts to drain by itself, it continues until empty. A.

Posted on Jun 07, 2007

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SOURCE: Not enough water

run the machine empty. if the water comes to the bottom of the glass window, you're fine. No you don't need to see the soap suds either, too musch soap will cause the machine not to function properly and won't spin out all the water

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Washer Fills/Drains at the same time

check that the drain hose saises above the water level of the tub. I f the hose does not come above the water level, the water will just drain right out

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SOURCE: Washer fills with water but wont continue washing cycle

Your lid switch is bad or loose.. open and close your lid and see if you can hear clicking noises.. if not.. then your lid switch is broken.. good luck

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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SOURCE: My washer fills with water and keeps filling

The problem is simple and easy to fix. Your washer has a tubing which runs from the base of the tub to the water pressure switch. It might have vibrated loose from the switch, or their can be some sediment in the tub. Blow out the tubing and reattach it securely to the switch and pump out the water in the tub. Then try it again. I wrote an article about this:
Help my washer is overflowing !!!

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