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Water continues to empty in to the machine even after water level has been achieved & the wash cycle begins (slow but constant). Have to turn off water valve.

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This issue is caused by:

* Water valve broken or jammed. Needs to be replaced.

* Pressure sensor broken or leaking. This is quite expensive to replace.

When the machine doesn't get any signal from the pressure sensor, the machine "doesn't know" that it's full, so keeps filling it with water. But, if the pressure sensor is ok and sends the signal to stop filling, the water valve may having a failure and unable to stop the water.

You may need to get a service tech to diagnose exactly what is the source of the problem.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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You have a leaky water valve
go to www.apdepot.com and enter in your model number and it will show you the part number for the water valve get the valve, take off the old one and replace.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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