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Water fills up in machine when off

Every morning I can open the washing machine and find several inches of water in the tub. The door was left open one night and flooded the floor. Every thing else seem s to be fine and I don't get any codes. Please help!

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Its the valves inside the washing machine not the valves where the pipes go

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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HI thanks for your question. i would replace the water valve, its not shutting off completly. replace the valve, thats where the hot & cold water go .

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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