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If I run a load with the water at the "Large" or "Super Large" level, water comes out of what appears to be an overflow pipe at the rear of the tub. I have taken the front of the washing machine off to observe where the water is coming from. What causes water to come out of the overflow pipe?

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Check water solenoid or leakage from hoses or water level swith

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SOURCE: Clothes washer overflows

take the hose off at the pressure switch and blow through it if there are no restrictions then you have a faulty pressure switch let me know how you make out

Posted on Sep 12, 2007

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replace water valve

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this could be either a bad pressure switch, located behind the control panel. it has a small usually black hose running down to the tub. more than likely since this is an older machine the hose has become worn in one spot and is leaking air. replace the hose and that shold do it. if not its the presasure switch.

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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SOURCE: washing machine overflows

sorry in advance for the lack of appropriate terminology. my "solution" comes from a mother with no mechanical experience point of view.

i had the same problem with my washing machine overflowing. I opened up my machine, found the clear hose that went from this little square box on the side of the tub up to the switch for the "load size" knob. i pulled the hose off the square box and saw that there was a piece of paper in it. i pulled it out, scraped the scum out and reconnected it. started the machine. - that didn't work.

so, I got the thinnest pipe cleaner i could find pulled the tube from the little box, and stuck the pipe clearner down the pipe of the little square box. pulled out a bit of scummy lint, then I blew in the tubing. I heard a "click", I thought.. okay maybe that's it. reconnected everything, started my machine.. and now it works :)

This probably wasn't the proper thing to do, but it worked and saved me from the cut throat washing machine mechanics in this area.

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

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SOURCE: GE WJRR4170 washer comes out of overflow tube on super load

I have a 2005 model GE washer that would overfill only on SUPER size load. After looking around on the web, then inside the machine, I checked the tube from the tub to the switch, no problem there. Then I found an adjustment screw on the load size selector / pressure switch (all one piece). I moved it one turn clockwise, then ran a test cycle. I got lucky on the first try... no more overflow, the water comes up just above the top holes in the tub. I hope this will help others.

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