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Over filling of water and fail to wash cycle

When selected to 'D' for normal wash cycle and pulled the control knob, the machine started filling the water. It failed to stop at the normal level and continued to overflow.

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  • joseymalamel Jul 14, 2008

    Thank you for the solution. But could you please mention the approximate location of this pressure switch hose? Is it the input hose with a valve?

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Thank you very much for the timely reply and information. The fault was identified same as you mentioned.
I expect similar response in the future also.

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Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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Blocked pressure switch hose

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

  • ken pawson Jul 15, 2008

    the pressure switch is located under the top lid of the machine it is usually round in shape and has a thin hose from the bottom of it that goes down the side onto a fitting on the outer tub it usually gets blocked by lint or washing powder at the tub end

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I pull the knob to do a regular wash and nothing happens, no water no agitation. However, when I turn the knob to rinse it that works. This suddenly happened, was working before. Is it the knob?


Rinse on most washers is cold water your wash cycles can be cold hot and even warm. Problem You may have is a bad water feed valve Or Timer and possible bad wire harness at motor to timer
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if water starts to fill then change washer temp if washer has this.
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Two things control the fill. The fill "solonoids " ,hot and cold, via the temp selector
and the water level switch.Check cold only. If you get cold then your problem is definitely hot solonoid or temp select switch.If you get no water of any temp
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