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Washer does not stop filling and it overflows!

My Maytag Washer, 4 years old, does not stop filling up with water in any of the cycles. The other day it overflowed and it inundated my basement!

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  • ebradt Oct 14, 2008

    I have the same problem. I would like to fix it , but do not know where to start. Can someone help.



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  • carmelomonta Nov 25, 2008

    I have the very exact problem. Any help will be great,carmelomontanez@hotmail.com

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Check the pressure switch tube connectiong to the tub for a hole or crack first

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