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Water won't stop running in at end of cycle, keeps filling up and overflows

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

This is symptomatic of an intermittent water control valve- sometimes closes too soon (its physical fail position is closed) or sticks open too long.
It needs replacing! Service call ;-0(
Good luck,
John C

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

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you may have a problem with your pressure switch. or sometimes they call it the water level switch.

try to use it in the small level and see if it would stop filling around medium or large quantities of water.

if it would stop filling , then replace the water level sensor.

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Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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SOURCE: GE SpaceMaker washing machine does not stop filling.

try replacing your water selenoid coming in. remember it isnt a mechanical timer it is a computerized timer, so if the selenoid isnt the problem, it might be the computerized timer. computers are very finicky, pain in the a- -!

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Washing machine does NOT stop filling w/ water!

If the m/c keeps filling, where is the water going ??? if the m/c doesnt reach the required water level it will not start, check the drain hose at the back, make sure its at least 24" above floor level, if it lower then it will just empty as quick as you fill it on gravity.

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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The problem is the pressure switch has failed or the hose is plugged up, has a hole in it. These are usually inexpensive and are very easy to replace. Here is a video this will walk you thru testing and replacing a pressure switch. You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations of your specific model. All parts come with installation instructions. Not all models are available.

Posted on Oct 30, 2010

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