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Water fill now the water won't empty. this is eratic, sometimes it works and other times it doesn't (won't stop filling or won't empty like something is telling the system that there isn't water in the tub).

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I am unsure of what your original complaint was, but what you describe now is not a known complaint in my service database. Based on this fact I can only suggest that you unplug it for 10 minutes and then try it again. You may have a grounding issue whenever an unusual complaint arises. I have seen many strange complaints that don't fall under the term of "failure" so a grounding issue is the 1st thing to address. With so many appliances going to electronic controls, and being installed in older homes without the grounded outlets, I foresee a lot more of this type of issue.
Erratic behavior is common symptom of a grounding issue but is not always the problem. Power surges and lightning strikes can make a control board go whacky also. I would recommend that, after you are satisfied that you do have a grounding issue, get an electrician in to ground the outlet properly. Otherwise a factory authorized service tech. should be consulted.

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Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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