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Water fills the washer during spin cycle

I have a Whirlpool stacked washer/dryer that is about 3 years old. It's been a couple of weeks now that water starts filling the machine as it approaches the spin cycle and continues to do so during the spin cycle. As a consequence, my clothes are very wet at the end and it takes 3-4 dry cycles to get them dry.  The other issue is that the washer won't stop after the spin cycle, but it continues with a full permanent press one. I am not sure what the exct model of my Whirlpool thin twin is. How can I find out? It was pre-installed in my condo and no papers were left behind.
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Defective timer...a model # should be under the lid...or open dryer door and on front dryer panel right hand corner..onthejob

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