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There's a float (with a small magnet) in the watertank. This float should go up when the tank is filled with water.
So the float can be stuck in the bottom position, or the sensor doesn't work.
You can test the sensor.
Take the left cover off: two screws on the back, slide the cover backwards, then lift the bottom up and pull the toppart out downwards.
On the main board there's a plug right at the top, that's the cable from the watertank-sensor. With the watertank removed it shouldn't conduct.
Now fill the watertank, check whether the float is going up, put the tank back in the machine.
The sensor switch should be conducting now. It it is, then the problem is in the control board.
The magnet in the water tanks is either upside down or has sunk to the bottom of the tank. It should float to the top of the cage it is in and it should have a flat top not rounded. If its rounded side up the magnet is upside down. This is what would cause your problem.
Hi There should be a grey cylinder in the bottom of the water tank that will rise and fall with the level of the water. When the tank gets low the cylinder will sink and the water light will come on. If the cylinder is missing the light will come on also. If the magnet in the cylinder is bad the light will come on. Some time it takes replacing the water tank.
gnet goes in the slot. Flat side up. There is a cap that is rectangular in shape that holds the magnet from floating out. We use a tiny drop in the corner of the cap( I mean tiny) in place. That should correct your message.
This happened on my unit. There is a magnetic float in the tank that rises when the tank is filled. On my unit, the float (which is supposed to be sealed) took on some water, and stopped being bouyant. I had to break off the clear plastic cap that keeps the float in place, remove the float, and ***** a tiny hole in the float and squeeze out the water. Now (since I have a hole) I have to do this repeatedly - every week or so - though its easy to remove the cap now. Still looking for a replacement part.
The black thing floating in the water tank is a plastic shell with a magnet inside. If you clean it...make sure you reinstall it with the tapered (smaller) side down. There is a slight size difference BUT it will make ALL the difference in the world.
I had no idea there was a magnet in that black/greyish case. The direction of the casing is important. I had the same problem and that solved it!