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All you gotta do is see if the pressure hose is secure and tight on the pressure switch and the tub ain't clogged with sediment. Washer overfills water does not - themobilian_666.jpgthemobilian_667.jpg

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If the machine starts to agitate and the water does not shut off, you need to replace the "water inlet valve". If the machine just fills and does not agitate, you need to clean the pressure sensor tubing and the line coming off the tub.

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The washer is having the following issues. Overfills excess water drains out on the floor down the overfill pipe. Washer cycles and doesn't spin.


The float on the water level shut off valve is probally stuck and not telling the washer that its full and to turn off the water. once thats fixed it will probally cycle normally. Try it on half load and see if the water stops at the correct spot.

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The water is overfill


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Overfilling is caused when either the water inlet valve or water level switch is bad. When any of these parts goes bad it won't shut off the water and so cause overfilling. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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Jan 21, 2011 | Whirlpool AWZ410 Front Load Washer/Dryer

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Neighbor reports It's overfilling Water on floor.


Could be a faulty water level switch ,or blocked pressure chamber hose leading to switch, or a sticking water inlet valve, question of elmination I'm afraid.

Mar 07, 2010 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

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Cold water does not shut off when washer fills - will over flow - hot water will shut off when washer is full ...


It's overfilling If your washer is overfilling, check these: Water-inlet valve Water-level switch Water-inlet valve A defect in the water-inlet valve may mean that it's no longer able to shut off completely when the electricity has been turned off to it. If this occurs, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub. In time, the water may accumulate substantially. If this happens, you need to replace the valve. Water-level switch A defect--or an obstruction--in the water-level switch may mean that it can't tell the water to shut off. So the machine overflows. This switch senses the water level in the clothes tub. It's usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. You can either clear any obstruction in the tube or replace the water-level switch.

Jan 03, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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My maytag washer model lav3600aww continues to overfill and overflows


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I have found some stuff for you to read and hope this helps you. Let me know how it goes.
It's overfilling If your washer is overfilling, check these: Water-inlet valve Water-level switch Water-inlet valve A defect in the water-inlet valve may mean that it's no longer able to shut off completely when the electricity has been turned off to it. If this occurs, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub. In time, the water may accumulate substantially. If this happens, you need to replace the valve. Water-level switch A defect--or an obstruction--in the water-level switch may mean that it can't tell the water to shut off. So the machine overflows. This switch senses the water level in the clothes tub. It's usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. You can either clear any obstruction in the tube or replace the water-level switch.
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Dec 29, 2009 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

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OVERFILLED AND FLOODED HOUSE


1 of two problems happened.
1) either the water level sensor went bad. Which tells the water inlet valve when to shut off and the machine to start operating.
2) The water inlet valve has failed. This comes from the water hose and fills the washing machine.

May 25, 2009 | General Electric WCSR2090D Top Load Washer

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GOING NUTS WITH WASHER


FL Flood condition"FL" flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lock condition in order for "FL" to be displayed.

With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit. You will need to unplug this unit for 5 minutes. if you continue to hear beeps and the (FL) appears once more after the shut down, you will need to replace the water level switch.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display and unplug the unit for 5 minutes.

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Hot water runs constantly - overfills


This is often, if not all the time, a faulty fill valve, the fill valve has mechanically stuck open and is not fully shutting off when not the washer is not in use. This normally will become worse and could flood over the top of the washer = big mess .... replace the fill valve. The fill valve is the part the hot and cold water hoses are attached to.

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