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Nec nw452 washing machine water level does not stop. It overflows even when I put it on low level load. I keep having to turn the machine off and bail the water out into the sink.

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  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    Same problem - machine keeps overfilling even on low water level (and then flooding out the laundry).

  • bradquinn Apr 17, 2009

    I have the same problem, and I am still fixing it (looks like the clear tube running down the rear left is blocked) but put your machine on spin cycle to empty the water, instead of the old bucket approach.

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I have just fixed this issue on my machine. Empty the machine by using the program options to spin only. Turn off power. Remove the plastic back plate then the silver back plate. Looking at the rear of the machine bowl, right hand side is a plastic tube which runs to the top right hand side of the machine. This is the water level sensor tube. Check if it is broken or blocked. Mine was broken near the top of the machine. I removed the lid (becareful to take note how the spring fits in with the leid for when you replace it. Remove the control panel cover. I saw the water level sensor (looking from the rear of the machine) to the right. It is brown and has one connector which needs to be disconnected (red and white connectors). Then the water level sensor is removed from its housing by unclipping the two clips. Once removed I replaced the tube and then put it all back together.

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  • beck5 Mar 27, 2011

    Thank you for posting this! We followed your detailed advice and this was our exact problem! My husband said that it may not be necessary to take the top panels off if the machine is blocked where the pipe plugs into the bowl. Thanks again!

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    jd99 Jul 01, 2012

    Hi @dusty2010,
    Just signed up as I wanted to say thank-you as this was also my problem.
    I managed to buy 5m of tube for $5, so I also replaced the bubble pump hose as well, as a bit of preventative maintenance.
    Gladly, I won't have to pay a ridiculous amount for a service call-out.

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I don't know nec specifically but here is some guidance
water level is determined by a pressure stat which is located at the top of the machine so start by removing the worktop. the pressure stat is usually round and with up to 9 electrical terminals to it and a small diameter tube connected. this tube goes to an air chamber. check the tube is not blocked or split and that the air chamber is not blocked. blockage is the usual cause of this problem.
to check if the pressure stat is ok, get some tube of the same diameter, and fit in place of the existing tube. start the machine on fill and put pressure into the tube reasonably gently (ie from mouth). you should hear a click and the water should stop

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