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Filling With Water

When filling the washer machine, the washer machine keeps filling until it overflows. Do i need to replace a pressure sensor or some kind of water meeter so that the washer machine "clicks" and begins to wash the load instead of overfilling?

washung machine continues to fill with water durning the fill and wash cycle. The water will pump out durning the wash cycle to stop the machine from over flowing but it doesn't stop filling

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  • rileyjo Apr 08, 2008

    GE washer will not stop filling with water. Starts to fill washer with water then moves on to my living room.

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Hey i have and older washing machine and i have replaced the switch board at the back but have put the black orange white and grey wires in the wrong places in the circle bit that runs the machine.... just wondering if you could help me????

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This is probably a control board failure, which should be replaced by someone familiar with them.
If you are handy, you can do it yourself.
If you need assistance, let me know.

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"preesure switch" built into controller, remove 2 screws behind console nad check the clear hose hasnt become diconnected, or perhaps has a crack in it not able to "read" water level

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