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Tumbler Washer drum fills with water when unit is not operating.

Regarding a Frigidaire Tumbler Washer Model fwt449gfs.

The drum has been filling very slowly with water overnight. form what I can deduce, the most logical culprit would be a defective water valve.

Am I correct to replace the water valve as the first step?

Thank you!

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  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    I have the same problem with mine. Unfortunately I discovered it when opening the door to load it. .....Flooded my utility room.

    The repair man has replace the seal, control board, and door latch assy in attempt to remedy this problem.

    Thankfully I have an extended warranty on it.

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    I have the same problem. It fills with water during the evening (but not every night). I will check the water valve and see what I can do.



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Yes the water vale is defective it has goten a little piece of sand of something in it and it dont take much replace the valve and the problem will be gone good luck

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    where is the water vale? on the washer?? thanks

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  • alaa refaei Aug 26, 2017

    at the end of water inlet hose , washer side


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At the end of water inlet hose , washer side

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