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My kenmore washer is overfilling even though I changed the pressure switch

I changed the pressure switch on the washer but the machine still overfilles. The clear plastic tube is connected to the pressure switch but perhap the connection in the tub is loose.Where does the tube connect to in the tub or am I ging about this all the wrong way

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The clear plastic tube runs from the pressure switch to the air dome on the lower right-hand side of the wash tub. If the air dome end of the hose were loose, water would begin to spill out of the bottom of the washer when the level in the tub reaches only a few inches.

If the washer is filling the tub completely, but your pressure switch is not shutting the water off, you will need to confirm you have a good electrical connection, and that you do not have a small hole in the air hose somewhere. It is possible for the air hose to develop leaks where it contacts the washer casing and begins to chafe. If your electrical connections to the pressure switch are secure, trace the wires back to the timer and make sure you have good continuity. There should be a wiring diagram located under the operator console. Please refer to the following link for instructions on how to access the inside of your washing machine:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385250-replacing_motor_coupling_kenmore_top

I know the instructions are for replacing a motor coupling, but the steps are still the same for opening the console and removing the outside washer casing. Please let me know, if you require further assistance. If you don't get anywhere with this advice, please post back with your complete model number. It may help me further with diagnosing your problem. I hope this provides you with a solution.

PS I apologize for taking so long getting back to you.

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