Question about Washing Machines
When I wash clothes and the washer starts to wash the water continues to fill the machine and wil not shut off. This also happens when in the rinse cycle. The water will run indefinately and over flow. I have to use the shut off valve to stop the water from running.
The problem is usually associated to a defective pressure switch. Your pressure switch is located under the operator console and is a round, cookie-shaped device with an air hose and some electrical connecters (usually behind the water level or load level knob). If you can gain access behind the console, the first thing to look for is the clear plastic air hose. This hose should be connected to the switch. Sometimes the hose becomes loose and falls off. Often reattaching the hose will correct your problem. If the hose IS attached, you may have either, a hole in the hose somewhere, a dirty electrical connection somewhere, or your pressure switch is bad. Double check and make sure the pressure hose switch is intact and let me know. If you suspect you need to replace the pressure switch, you can find the part online at searsdirect.com or repairclinic.com (I'm sure there are other websites available, but these are one's I have frequently used). Just type in your COMPLETE model number in the Search menu and you will find a part listing with prices. If you need further assistance, please post back with your comments/concerns. I hope this helps you.
Posted on Feb 22, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 14, 2010 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer
Jun 20, 2009 | Washing Machines
Mar 15, 2009 | Washing Machines
Dec 22, 2008 | Whirlpool AWM5125/1 Front Load Washer
May 11, 2008 | Frigidaire GLWS1233A Top Load Washer
Jan 20, 2008 | Washing Machines
Feb 23, 2017 | Kenmore Washing Machines
Feb 22, 2017 | Washing Machines
59 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: