Question about Maytag Ensignia 3.3 cu. ft. Top Load Washer

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Washer didnt fill when turned on, but filled when holding "reset"

2 year old Maytag (Whirlpool?) Insignia Model # MTW5630TQ1

Water level was set at highest level, but no water flowed when the machine was started. If the water level knob is held to "reset", then it would fill while holding.

The next day turned the water level knob to slightly lower level and it filled, BUT then it did not stop filling! Had to push timer knob to turn washer off and stop the water. Any ideas? Thanks!

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Sounds like your water level switch is bad OR the small hose that goes from the waterlevel switch to the bottom of the tank has a hole in it.Try replacing this small hose first.you can go to an auto parts store and match it up.it's usually about 3' long and about 1/4" inside diameter and about 99cents a foot.

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