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Water does not stop at the proper level. Keeps running and will overflow. Once it gets to the spin cycle is does not continue to run. If I let it fill, cut off the water at the valve and then refill it for the rinse cycle and cut it off again, it's ok. I am not sure how long it has been going on. Wife told me that it was running slow, so I cleaned the filter, and then noticed this problem on the first load. I appreciate any ideas. It seems I may have a bad float valve of some sort. Thanks, Brent

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Sounds like it could be the water level switch. An obstruction or defect in the water level switch will make it not tell the water to turn off, overfilling the machine. The switch senses the water level in the clothes tub. It is usually a diaphragm device with a small clear plastic tube between the switch and the bottom of the washers outer tub. As the water level comes up, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When it reaches high enough, it trips the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the wash cycle. Clear away any obstruction in the tube or replace the switch. Hope this helps.

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