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Washing machine kenmore 80 series top load washing machine, ten years old. When clothes were loaded and machine filled with water, it overflowed the top and flooded my floor. It did not go in to the spin cycle. Kitchen Aid top Load Washer overfils going into the rinse cycle and just keeps filling. It does not alwawys do this, but certainly is a problem.unit is 4 years old

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  • handyman60 Jan 17, 2008

    My problem is the same. overflowing during the rinse cycle. However, it only happens on occasion. Doesn't always happen with a big load. Where can I get a users manual that shows the parts and electric connections. I don't know where the fill valve is or the timer that sends the voltage to the fill valve.

  • sunflower52 Feb 20, 2008

    Washer overfills at rinse cycle. Washer will fill to correct level at beginning of rinse cycle, the rinse cycle will take 30 minutes to complete. During the 30 minutes, it will sit idle for about 8 minutes and then agitate for 30 seconds, sit idle for 8 minutes and then agitate for 30 seconds. This goes on for about 30 minutes and then will attempt to fill, but the original water in the tub never drained, so it will overflow. I have had three repair persons out. The water level swith and air pressure hose were checked out. Now they think it could be the outer tub. I bought the washer in 2003.

  • rapcheermom Mar 17, 2008

    My washer overflows just after starting it. I can't get anything washed. Will this solution also fix my problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    the machine keeps filling with water it wont stopp and floods the floor

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Opening on top section of washing machine rusted

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    my top loading machine the rinse cycle water barely covers clothes and they are not rinsed properly

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Will not spin dry?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    My machine fills up with water then it don't wash, it just sits there and he number keeps going down but the clothes don't get washed.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Hi, my washing machine will not stop filling with water, it runs. I did replace the switch as you said and that works fine now thanks, but the water keeps going even in spin please help

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    machine is ten years old. spin cycles has gotten faster and louder. is it fixable or do I need a new one?



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Check pressure switch hose

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