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My washer last nite kept filling up w water. & never would stop (until i stopped it myself)- its like the Sensot-or full indicatrer? stopped working- & needless to say it fllooded my laundry room, bathroom,hall,etc. is there a sensor of some kind??

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There is a water height sensor -- this sensor works via a small tube that is connected to the outside drum and runs down to the pressure sensor,, when water reaches a certain height the pressure sensor stops the fill cycle.

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Yes there is a water level sensor which is incident a pressure switch . As the water loads on the drum there is a small port through which the water goes into this switch which is a diaphragm operated. The pressure of the rising water will build up the pressure on the diaphragm which will click the switch.
If this has failed there wont be any action and the water will build up to overflow.

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