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Problem with our washer/dryer

During the drying cycle the machine fills up with water. This was happening now and again over the past few months but is happening on each wash now. The dryer switch also came off last week. How do we order a new one to replace? Thanks

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while the unit is filling in the warm cycle. reach behind and shut off the hot water tap.I bet the water flow stops filling, if so, you would need to change the inlet valve on the machine. You see, in warm, if the cold is not filling, you still hear the hot filling and the unit will advance. The rinse cycles are mostly "cold" only. if the valve is not opening it will not allow it to advance from the rinse section on the board.

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