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Re: GE washing machine overflows water fill will not shut...
Check out your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean(ref manual). There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it. Snaking out your standpipe would be good too.
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Possible that the water level sensor has failed.Shut down washer and trace the sensor which is a pressure activated switch from the drum overflow. the switch can be activated by blowing and checking continuity. if so replace the unit
see this causes and fix it. God bless you Water Inlet Valve
If the washer is overflowing and power is
shut off to the washer, the water inlet valve has failed. Replace it. Pressure Switch
If the washer is overflowing the pressure
switch might be defective. The pressure switch is attached to a small
tube which is attached to the outer wash tub. As the water level rises
the air pressure in the tube increases, once the set water level is
reached the pressure switch turns off power to the water inlet valve.
Check to be sure the air tube to the pressure switch is clear before
replacing the switch.
Low Water Pressure from House Supply
If the washer is overflowing the water
pressure to the water inlet valve might be too low. The water inlet
valve requires a minimum of 20 psi to shut off properly. If the pressure
is lower, the valve may not close fully when the power is shut off.
This results in the valve leaking water into the washer and causing it
if you have to shut off the water supply valve of the residence (water keeps flowing after turning off the washing machine or unplugging the washer), the failed component is definitely a stuck open water inlet valve (fill valve) of the appliance. If the water stopped by pushing the timer or unplugging the machine, another internal electrical control related problem exists, such as a faulty timer assembly or controller board, or a pressure system failure (water level detection/monitoring system) - failed pressure switch (rare), clogged air hose or tub air dome (common in GE top-load washers), disconnected air hose (common in frigidaire top load washers & GE/Frigidaire/Kenmore stacked washer/dryer combo units).
While a simple repair can be done by yourself for a failed inlet valve, usually for $25-$50 in parts/shipping (go to searspartsdirect.com or appliancepartspros.com to look up a replacement fill-valve using your washing machine model number), the water damage potentially caused by the flooding is more important to address.
I recommend contacting your insurance company if there's a bunch of water that flooded your home - the water can cause delayed warping of flooring or cause mold to grow in/beneath your carpets and walls if the water was not immediately noticed and cleaned up (within first few minutes of flooding) - they send out water remediation specialists to dry (if possible), or to repair the damage to your home.
1) the water inlet valve that the hoses from the house plumbing attach to is sticking open,when it sticks it will stick open regardless if thier is power to the machine or not,so to determine if that is the problem,start the washer and quickly unplug it,if the water continues to fill, that valve is sticking
2) the water level switch is defective,do the same as far as starting it,if the fill stops when power disconected it's the water level switch that is in need of replacement
Good luck, i hope this helps to figure out what is wrong with your washer,
water level sensor not working or load size selector switch failed. could also be a failed water inlet solenoid valve. Turn it to cold wash and see if water fills again, if not turn it to hot wash and see if it fills again.
Unplug you washer, if water still runs into you machine, you have a bad water valve. If it does not your selector switch is bad. This is the switch where you set the size load you want to wash. If you will go to www.partselect.com This is their part number PS342529 for your part. enter it in the box and this will bring up the part you need. From there you can order it. Good luck.
there is a sensor that tell the valve when to turn on and how much water should go thru the machine, it is a selinoid valve in the water line with a wire commming out of it,, you will either need to replace this your self or have a tech come out and tend to it
Turn the washer on and let the water run, while the water is running unplug the power cord if the water stops the inlet valve is ok but if still running the valve is bad and need to be replace if the pump is good you need to test the water level switch, if faulty need to replace.