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I have an FAV6800AWW Neptune washer, and the water would not stop going into it. I hope it is a water control valve, but I am not sure. I am not getting any error codes, but the washer will not run because the water level is probably too high. Should I change the valve assembly and hope for the best?

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You might want to ccheck your switch cause a washer detects its changes by weight not level like a capasity sensor ?.

Posted on Oct 14, 2010

  • richhuhn Oct 14, 2010

    Sorry I do not know, but which switch? I thought that if the water did not stop going in, the water supply cut-off valve must have failed? Thanks.

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