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  • truman348 Sep 06, 2009

    We just bought the machine today. It is brand new but it has an auto sense that senses when to shut off the water, but the water won't shut off and go to the wash cycle.the

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Not a lot to go on from your description, but most times this is because the small pipe connecting the drum chamber to the pressure switch has become blocked due to either dirt / fluff / soap scrum, or a combination of these. The pressure switch measures how much water has entered the machine by way of water pressure - the more water in = greater pressure.
To find this pipe you will need to dismantle the machine enough to see the pressure switch, the connecting pipe, and where it connects to the drum chamber. Pull off the pipe and check for blockage in the pipe, the connection to the drum chamber, or in really sever cases, the switch.
A manual would be a great help, most popular models are covered by the Haynes washing machine manual, but even if the exact model isn't, it can still give enough info to get a machine apart.

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