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Water Never Stops, Drum Never Fills, Cycle Doesn't Change

This sounds like the level sensor, and subsequent effects. Do you guys have any other thoughts? This was purchased only 4 months ago. Are these machines lemons?

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Re: Water Never Stops, Drum Never Fills, Cycle Doesn't...

Micro, sounds like your drain hose is too far down the standpipe and it is siphoning. Pull the drain hose out and see if it fills ok. Catriver.

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