My washer will not stop filling with water. Even when the power is turned off the water flow continues, the only way to stop it is to turn off the water supply in the wall behind the machine. What can I do?
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your fill switch is either bad or "gllitched" and the timer cannot move until this switch senses the right amount of water for the load unless its an electronically sensed water/load capacity filled machine,when it starts,the water fills the unit and the pressure switch shuts the water fill off when at selected water level and powers the timer to continue the wash cycle,it works off a "bellows" on air pressure to change a switch by air pressure to operate the machine when full of water
Remove the water filler hoses at the machine and test the flow of each one. If very slow, check the inlet screens on the faucet ends for plugging and make sure the faucets furnish full flow. The hoses themselves can sometimes become restricting of flow--replace them if so. Next, check the inlet solenoids on the machine for proper flow and shutoff when the power to them is stopped. They may or may not be cleanable--replace them if they are trouble. Hope this helps!
Hi, Can you get the water to stop by turning the washer off? If the water continues to fill when the power is off, you eill need to checnge the inlet valve. If the water does stop filling when the power is off to the waser, the water level switch needs to be tested.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.
if you can turn the washer off while it is still filling. and the water continues to enter the machine you have a bad inlet valve.
Do me a favor turn the washer to fill, with the washer still running unplug from the wall. If the water is still entering the unit you have a bad inlet valve