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10 yr old Kenmore 70 series top load washer

Last night I put a medium load in the wash and went downstrairs. A few minutes later I noticed a water dripping sound and ran up to the washroom that was flooded with water. The washer was still filling up and water was spilling over the top. I cleaned up and started again and had no problem. What could cause this?

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Re: 10 yr old Kenmore 70 series top load washer

Sounds like either the water level sensor (called a pressure switch ) is malfunctioning or there is a mechanical problem with the switch meaning that the tube that goes from the switch is
a) Kinked or crushed
b) has a small hole
c) Has become clogged
d) Air dome (where tube goes to on outer tub) is clogged

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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